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Cuerden psalter
England, Oxford, ca. 1270
MS M.756 fol. 120r

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Psalm 079:01 (Vulg., 078:01) -- Christ-Logos, cross-nimbed, with right hand raised and book in raised left hand, sits on bench, flanked by two men with sponges on staves smearing gray stains on white walls flanking tower of building (illustration of verse 1, on pollution of temple).
Scene against gold background, within decorated initial D with foliate volutes.

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