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Psalter-Hours of Guiluys de Boisleux
France, Arras, after 1246
MS M.730 fol. 57v

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Initial I:
Psalm 043 (Vulg., 042).
Initial I formed by lizard-like fantastic animal (viewed from top) with fish in its jaws.
Line ending: long-eared hybrid feline animal with two bodies.
Line ending: fish.
Line ending: two hooded hybrid men confronting.
Line ending: hybrid woman, wearing berbette, encountering hybrid man (hybrid couple).
Line endings: foliate and geometric ornament.

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