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Harley 603 ff. 32v-33 Psalms 59, 60 and 61
Psalms 59, 60 and 61
Description: Pen drawings illustrating Psalm 59: the Lord in a mandorla handing a pair of shoes to an angel; the defenders of the city of Edom are facing the attacking soldiers; Psalm 60 (upper image): an angel on a tower gives a cloak to the Psalmist; a king in front of a palace (left) holds out his hands to the Lord; a tented tabernacle is on the right; Psalm 61 (lower image): The Psalmist holds up his hand to the Lord; the wicked kill each other (right) and sit around a table before a fiery pit (left) with a man lying inside with a serpent biting him. 
Origin: England, S. E. (Canterbury), Christ Church Cathedral Priory 


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