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La fleur des histoires de la terre d’Orient by Hayton and Marco Polo’s Le livre des merveilles d’Asie
France, probably Paris, ca. 1410-1412
MS M.723 fol. 109r

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Marco Polo: Text, Livre des Merveilles, Book I, Chapter 38 -- Three men in long robes and hats kneel before nude male statue (idol) on column.
Representation of province of Charchan (Siarciam).
Scene in landscape setting within gold frame.

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