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Harley Y 6 Roundel 1 and 2 Guthlac in contemplation
Guthlac in contemplation
Description: Half roundel of St Guthlac deciding to devote himself to the religious life, with the inscription 'Guthlaci' (the previous part of the inscription is lacking); roundel of St Guthlac leaving military service, with the inscription 'Guthlac[us] recedit ab exercitu suo', and inscriptions 'Guthlac[us]', and 'commilitones Guthlaci' labelling the figures in the scene. 
Origin: England (possibly Crowland) 


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