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France, Amiens, between 1280 and 1299
MS M.729 fol. 279v

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Creation Scene: 4th Day -- Christ-Logos, crossed pearled nimbus, with a book in His left hand, stands and and raises His right hand toward the sun, the head of Personification of Moon, and stars in the cloudy arc of heaven. Scene with diapered background, within Gothic architectural frame decorated with cusps of foliate terminals, six French heraldic shields, including Count of Soissons (two) and Count of Grandpr³b (one), insix medallions, and heraldic devices, including Hangest and Count of Grandpr³b.

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