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France, possibly Corbie, 1229
MS M.163 fol. 82r

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Israelite: smitten by Philistines, and Ark of Covenant: taken by Philistines -- Philistine, wearing cap, raises sword in right hand, and with left hand grasping joined hands of one Israelite kneeling, behind fallen body of another Israelite, possibly Hophni and Phinehas, sons of Eli. At right, Philistine holds object, possibly Ark of Covenant.
Scene against gold background, within decorated initial F, at beginning of I Samuel.

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