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  Artwork: And they sacrificed their sons and their daughters to devils
  Artist: UNKNOWN; Illustrator of 'St. Albans Psalter', England, first half of 12th century
  Date: First half of the 12th century
  Technique: Miniature
  Location: University of Aberdeen, Historic Collections
  Notes: From the "St. Albans Psalter", created at St. Abans Abbey essentially by Geoffrey de Gorham (or Gorron), Abbot of St. Albans (1119-46). Psalms 106:37f.: The Israelites are decapitating their sons and daughters as part of a heathen sacrifice. The large figure on the right stands with a scourge and shield with twelve studs. The shield is the breastplate of judgement, set with twelve studs for the twelve tribes of Israel (Exodus 28: 15-21).
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  Subject: 106: Confession of Sins


  Hosts: University of Aberdeen, Historic Collections  [IMAGE]