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Harley 603 f. 2 Christ in a mandorla
Christ in a mandorla
Description: Historiated initial 'B'(eatus vir), with a figure of Christ in a mandorla at the beginning of Psalm 1 and pen drawings illustrating Psalm 2, of God ordering the destruction of the wicked (left), the Lord on Zion (centre) breaking a pot with a rod of iron and raising his left hand in warning to a group of people or kings (right). 
Origin: England, S. E. (Canterbury), Christ Church Cathedral Priory 


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