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Italy, Padua, ca. 1287-1300
MS M.436 fol. 45v

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Moses: communicating with God -- Christ-Logos, crossed nimbus, stands in pulpit decorated with nude male figure raising right hand to head. Christ-Logos raises left hand and extends right hand in blessing toward Moses, kneeling with joined hands raised below rayed arc of Heaven.
Scene within initial L decorated with foliate ornament and with foliate extenders.
Margin, lower:
Coiled serpent in foliate medallion attached to lower end of foliate extension.
Beginning of Numbers.

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