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Harley 603 f. 7v-8 Psalms 13, 14 and 15
Psalms 13, 14 and 15
Description: Drawings illustrating Psalms 13, 14 and 15: Psalm 13: the Lord in a mandorla, with scenes of men doing evil beneath: a king with a sword in a canopy with serpents around the columns, looks at two soldiers holding severed heads and a woman with four children kneels before him (left), soldiers commit violent acts (beneath) and captive women and children appeal to a soldier on a hill (right); Psalm 14: the Psalmist addressing the hand of God (above), two righteous men enter the tabernacle (left) and a man with scales is trampling an enemy and giving a bag of money to the poor and injured; (lower image) Psalm 15: the Lord and angels (above), with saints and the sorrowful in beds; beneath are three women approaching an angel guarding the tomb of Christ (centre) and the Lord raising Adam and Eve from their tombs (right). 
Origin: England, S. E. (Canterbury), Christ Church Cathedral Priory 


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