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Bible Historiale
France, Paris, ca. 1415
MS M.394 fol. 73r

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Moses: Law, Offering of Firstborn -- Christ-Logos, cross-nimbed, emanating rays, with right hand points toward cross-surmounted globe in left hand, all in arc of heaven, above seven kneeling Israelites, three with joined hands raised toward the Christ-Logos, and including Moses, horned, with right hand raised and left hand on back of one of the Israelites. Scene in landscape with tree and rock.
In upper, lower, and left margins, ivy-rinceaux foliate decoration.
Illustration of Numbers 03:12-13.

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