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England, perhaps Oxford, ca. 1265
MS G.42 fol. 225r

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Jeremiah: stoned -- Each of two men hold stone in raised right hand above head; one wears cap with chin strap and hold stones in fold of his tunic with his left hand. Both stand behind Jeremiah, with pearled nimbus, hands joined and raised, kneeling on one knee and looking up.
Fish on blue patterned background within initial I decorated with foliate ornament; Scene on blue patterned background within initial U decorated with short extension containing foliate ornament.
Beginning of Jeremiah.

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