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Cuerden psalter
England, Oxford, ca. 1270
MS M.756 fol. 11v

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Psalm 002:01-02 (Vulg., 002:01-02) -- Two men, possibly prophets, with heads draped, gesture toward two crowned kings, the foremost raising left forefinger to raised right hand, the other with left hand raised (verse 2, "the kings of the earth stood up").
Scene standing against punched gold background, within initial Q decorated with animal head and its spandrels decorated with filigree.

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