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  Artwork: Cain slays Abel
  Artist: UNKNOWN; Illustrator of 'Holkham Bible Picture Book', England, c. 1320-30
  Date: C. 1320-30
  Technique: Miniature
  Location: British Library, London
  Notes: From "Holkham Bible Picture Book", England, c. 1320-30, shelfmark: Add. 47682. British Library website comment: "Upper drawing: Cain slays Abel with the jaw bone of an ass. Below, Cain covers Abel's body. On right, the large figure of God looks down on Cain, who is holding the jawbone. God points to his ear, and says that Abel's blood sues for vengeance, so Cain will have to die."
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  Subject: Cain and Abel

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