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  Artwork: Scenes from the life of David
  Artist: UNKNOWN; French Master
  Date: C. 1250
  Technique: Tempera and gold leaf on parchment
  Location: J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
  Notes: Leaf from the Shah Abbas Bible. David is told that Absalom has conspired against him (upper left part, 2 Samuel 15:13), David on the Mount of Olives (lower part, 2 Samuel 15:30), and Absalom and the concubines (upper right part, 2 Samuel 15:16; 16:21).
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  Subject: Fleeing from Jerusalem
The Advice of Hushai and Ahithophel

  Hosts: Getty (The J. Paul Getty Museum)  [IMAGE]
  Absalom and the concubines:
Getty (The J. Paul Getty Museum)  [IMAGE]
  David with covered head, upper part of figure:
Getty (The J. Paul Getty Museum)  [IMAGE]