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France, probably Paris, 1220-1230
MS M.313 fol. 12r

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Holy Women: at Sepulcher -- Angel, nimbed, holding palm in left hand, pointing with right hand, sits on open sarcophagus facing three Holy Women, nimbed, carrying ointment jars. At base of the sarcophagus, three soldiers, wearing chain mail, sleep on shields.
Scene against gold background inside decorated roundel within frame decorated with abstract and foliate ornament.

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