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Gospel Book
Austria, Salzburg, second quarter 11th century
MS M.781 fol. 86r

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Holy Women: at Sepulcher -- Wingless angel, pearled nimbus, holding cross-staff in left hand and raising right hand, sits on slab (lid), beside sepulcher inside which are grave clothes. Two veiled Holy Women, pearled nimbi, hold ointment boxes; one swings censer. Above, two helmeted soldiers, armed with shields and swords, sleep.
Scene in architectural setting.
Illustration of Gospel of Matthew 28:1-7.

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