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England, perhaps Oxford, ca. 1265
MS G.42 fol. 263r

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Daniel: in Lions' Den and Habakkuk: carried by Angel -- Angel, nimbed, holds Habakkuk by hair with right hand and indicates Daniel with left hand. Habakkuk holds three legged kettle in right hand and with left hand extends bread to Daniel, accepting it with both hands, standing before heads of three lions beneath trilobed arch in architectural setting.
Scene on pink background within initial A decorated with rabbit juggling knives and with marginal extension containing foliate ornament.
Beginning of Daniel.

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