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  Artwork: Lord will send forth the rod of your strength from Zion, The
  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 110:1f.: At the bottom left, in the earthly zone, the nimbed Christ holds a staff and reaches up to God's right knee. A group of adoring worshippers stand to the right. One is a woman and there are two extra sketched heads in the background. God sits above, flanked by angels. He holds a book inscribed with the words "Sit at my right hand". He points to the throne on his right.
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  Subject: 110: The Priest-King


  Hosts: University of Aberdeen, Historic Collections  [IMAGE]
  Group in lower right part of picture, upper part of figures:
University of Aberdeen, Historic Collections  [IMAGE]