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[Livro de la Menscalcia de li cavalli]
Italy, perhaps in Apulia, early 15th century
MS M.735 fol. 2r

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Standing horse, fluid flowing from nostrils, is depicted with a variety of ailments and injuries, including wolf (?) biting hind leg, serpent biting front leg, and scorpion stinging body. Two arrowheads are stuck in the horse's body. The body is marked in other ways as well.
Unframed colored drawing.

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