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  Artwork: Scenes from the life of Absalom
  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. Battle between the armies of David and Absalom (upper left part, 2 Samuel 18:6), Absalom is killed (upper right part, 2 Samuel 18:9; 14), and David waiting for the news (lower part, 2 Samuel 18:24)
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  Subject: Absalom's Death


  Hosts: Getty (The J. Paul Getty Museum)  [IMAGE]
  Absalom is killed:
Getty (The J. Paul Getty Museum)  [IMAGE]
  Battle scene:
Getty (The J. Paul Getty Museum)  [IMAGE]