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Funeral Procession of the Virgin

The Funeral Procession of the Virgin. Two groups of apostles carry the coffin by resting two poles on their shoulders. The coffin is covered with a patterned cloth and surmounted by crosses. In the center, three Jewish figures suffer after their attempted interference with the coffin. The story is told in The Golden Legend 2.81.

Photo © Holly Hayes.

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