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Bible Historiale
France, Paris, ca. 1415
MS M.394 fol. 81v

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Moses: Serpent of Brass -- Brass serpent lies on top of column, viewed by three Israelites, two wearing hats, one with staff and with left hand extended toward the brass serpent. Scene in room with wooden ceiling and diapered wallhanging.
In upper, lower, left, and center margins, ivy-rinceaux foliate decoration.
Illustration of Numbers 21:08-09.

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