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  Artwork: Lamech kills Cain
  Artist: UNKNOWN; Illustrator of Petrus Comestor's 'Bible Historiale', France, 1372
  Date: 1372
  Technique: Miniature
  Location: Museum Meermanno Westreenianum, The Hague
  Notes: From Petrus Comestor's "Bible Historiale" (manuscript "Den Haag, MMW, 10 B 23"). Cain is accidentally shot dead by an arrow of the blind Lamech, who is assisted in the hunt by his son Tubalcain. The scene is not mentioned explicitly in the Bible.
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  Subject: Cain in Nod


  Hosts: Museum Meermanno and Koninklijke Bibliotheek, The Hague: Interactive Presentation of Handwritings  [IMAGE]