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Codex Aureus of Echternach, 1030-1050AD
Germanisches Nationalmuseum in Nuremberg, Germany

Register 2 of folio 19v. The Massacre of the Innocents.



The Codex Aureus of Echternach (Codex aureus Epternacensis) is an 11th-century illuminated Gospel Book, created in the approximate period 1030-1050, with a re-used front cover from around the 980s. It is now in the Germanisches Nationalmuseum in Nuremberg, Germany.
Buchmalerei, Schule von Reichenau unter Abt Humbert von Echternach (1028-1051).
Illumination, school of Reichenau under Abbot Humbert of Echternach (1028-1051AD).
Manuscript Hs. 156142
Dimensions: 446 x 310 mm

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