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France, Amiens, between 1280 and 1299
MS M.729 fol. 286v

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Creation Scene: 5th Day and Creation Scene: 6th Day -- Christ-Logos, crossed pearled nimbus, with a book in His left hand, stands and and raises His right hand toward five birds perched on trees, a duck, a stork, and a crane. The creator is flanked by four animals, including a lion, and by a horse, ox, goat, lamb, rabbit, and dog Scene within Gothic architectural frame decorated with cusps of foliate terminals, six French heraldic shields, including Hangest, in six medallions, and heraldic devices, including Moreuil and Hangest.

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