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Historiated initial from an Antiphoner: MS McClean 201.13c

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Historiated initial from an Antiphoner

Description

PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: Parchment, 118 x 110 mm, two fragmentary four-line musical staves ruled in red ink and two fragmentary lines of text ruled in plummet on reverse.

CONTENTS: On reverse, part of the second antiphon at Matins for the Common of Martyrs, [Tamquam aurum in fornace proba]vit electos [dominus et quasi holoc]austa ace[pit eos in eternum]

DECORATION: Historiated initial in pink on blue ground: [A, 2 ll.] Executioner beheading two saints.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1904) by McClean, Frank

Dating

Fourteenth century, second quarter
Circa 1325 CE - Circa 1350 CE

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Support composed of parchment

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Identification numbers

Accession number: MS McClean 201.13c
Primary reference Number: 181431
Project ID: 1502
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 3 September 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 24 March 2021

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Manuscripts and Printed Books

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