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Image © Hildesheim, St Godehard
Psalm: 47
Iconography: The letter forms a building with two towers and a roof. The tallest man sings praises to God, pointing to the text: Great is our lord and to be praised exceedingly: in the city of our God. The other figures in the building, also lifting their heads in praise are perhaps the kings..assembled in the house
Art: The border of Christ's mandorla was originally one band wider, and the bottom left stem of the letter was intended to curl outwards.
Thread stitch: yes
Historical Relevance:
Quire: 10


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