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Harley 603 ff. 27v-28 Psalms 47 and 48
Psalms 47 and 48
Description: Pen drawings illustrating Psalm 47: daughters of Judah dance in the city of Zion, while kings bring gifts, and a woman in labour is attended by three women (below left); ships are blown across the sea by the winds; Psalm 48: the Psalmist addresses three men holding a harp, a rod and a flag; an open tomb with a body inside (centre), three horses represent beasts of burden and sheep fall into a pit (lower left). 
Origin: England, S. E. (Canterbury), Christ Church Cathedral Priory 


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