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Book of Hours
Belgium, ca. 1490
MS S.7 fol. 9r

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Month, Occupation: September -- Man, wearing hat, kneels in furrowed field and with right hand gathers seeds from sack into apron gathered in left hand. Another man, wearing hat, sows seeds from his gathered apron. Beyond low wattle fence are three men, including one carrying sack on his back, one wearing hat, holding spear (?), with sword at his waist; and the third wearing hooded cap. Building and landscape in background.
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio -- Scorpion in sky

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