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France, Paris, ca. 1244-1254
MS M.638 fol. 5v
1) Pharaoh: Dream -- Pharaoh, crowned, lies on bed before draped curtain and candle in candlestick; below, lean kine and fat kine beneath blasted corn and full corn. Illustration of Genesis 41:1-7.
2) Pharaoh: Dream, Magicians called -- Pharaoh, crowned, sits cross-legged in chair with footstool, addressing four magicians, three wearing conical caps, one holding scroll. Illustration of Genesis 41:8.
1) Pharaoh: Dream, Joseph interpreting -- Pharaoh, crowned, sits in chair with footstool, holds fleur-de-lis scepter in left hand, and raises right hand, before Joseph kneeling and gesturing, accompanied by two attendants. Illustration of Genesis 41:15-16.
2) Joseph: Advancement -- Pharaoh, crowned, sits in chair with footstool, holds fleur-de-lis scepter in right hand, and places ring on right hand of Joseph kneeling; one of two attendants places vair-lined mantle (cloak) on Joseph.
Below, in wagon (chariot, wain) drawn by two horses with charioteer, Joseph holds staff in right hand and raises left hand toward six men, three with hands raised, acclaiming him. Illustration of Genesis 41:42, 43.
Scenes with architectural frames.
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