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France, Paris, ca. 1350
MS M.75 fol. 253r

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Christ: Resurrection -- Christ, cross-nimbed, possibly beardless, right hand held in blessing, left hand holding cross-staff, rises from sarcophagus at whose base sleep three soldiers, all wearing helmets and chain mail, one holding spear.
Scene against patterned background in decorated frame.
In lower margin (bas-de-page), hybrid animal faces hybrid man holding raised club and shield.
In margins, foliate extensions inhabited by birds.

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