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Belgium, Ghent, ca. 1475
MS M.484 fol. 56v

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Apocalypse: Witnesses slain -- Two men with spikey hair or horns, one holding club, the other holding weapon with curved blade and long wooden handle, stand at heads of two witnesses reclining on ground. One witness bleeds from throat, the other is cut in half. At right is Beast with seven crowned heads.
Scene in city square with buildings on two sides and two men in background.
Grisaille miniature with color wash.
Margins decorated with border of floreate rinceaux.
Illustration of Revelation 11:8.

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