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Psalter-Hours of Guiluys de Boisleux
France, Arras, after 1246
MS M.730 fol. 99v

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Line ending: crowned hybrid man with two bodies.
Line ending: snail encountering soldier, wearing helmet and chain mail, armed with shield and sword, hurling javelin (Burlesque: Fighting).
Line ending: man, in jaws of fantastic animal, with sword and shield, encountering nude man, wearing cap, baring hindquarters, holding stick in left hand, and looking back (Scene, Obscaena ?).
Line endings: geometric and foliate ornament.
Text page of Psalm 88:03-10 (Vulg., 87:04-11).

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