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Bible Historiale
France, Paris, ca. 1415
MS M.394 fol. 75v

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Moses: purifying Levites -- Christ-Logos, cross-nimbed, emanating rays, with right hand raised in blessing, in arc of heaven appears above clean-shaven man and Aaron or Moses, wearing hat, with vessel in left hand and aspergil in right hand raised toward three Levites. A fourth man, raising lamb, kneels before Tabernacle on draped altar. Scene in room with stone walls and wooden ceiling.
In upper, lower, left, and center margins, ivy-rinceaux foliate decoration.
Illustration of Numbers 08:05-07.

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