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Book of Hours
Belgium, ca. 1490
MS S.7 fol. 7r

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Month, Occupation: July -- Two men, wearing hats, with sickles cut grain in field enclosed by wattle fence. Another man, wearing hat, standing amid the grain, drinks from jug. Beyond the fence is man, wearing hat, carrying rod over right shoulder, basket on right arm, and pitcher in left hand. In background is building, constructed with wood, brick, and half-timbering.
Zodiac Sign: Leo -- Lion in sky.

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