225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street, New York, NY 10016. Just a short walk from Grand Central and Penn Station
Armenia, Dǎsirk', 13th century
MS M.620 fol. 188r
Rectangular headpiece with niche of ogee arch, decorated with geometric and foliate ornament.
Above, vessel decorated with two heads of ox issuing water to beaks of pair of cocks; flanked by pair of cocks.
Below, winged ox, symbol for Evangelist Luke, forming part of initial and incipit for Luke 1:1 written in pharagir (zoomorphic) letters.
Right margin, cross at upper right, and decorated with floreate and interlace ornament.
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