London, British Library, Add. MS 40731
Byzantine, 11th century
f. 240r: David beheading Goliath
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Add MS 40731
Date: 11th century
Title: The Bristol Psalter
Languages: Greek, Ancient
Dimensions: 105 x 85 mm (text space: 70 x 60 mm).
Script: Greek minuscule.
Origin: Eastern Mediterranean (Constantinople).
Source: British Library, Add. MS 40731
See the same composition and costume in David and Goliath, Paris Psalter, Byzantine, 10th century, Bibliothèque nationale de France, MS. gr. 139
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