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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. 18v

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Hayton: Text, Fleur des Histoires d'Orient, Book II, Chapter 07 -- Jenghis Khan (Genghis Khan), crowned with crown over hat, with left hand holding scepter and right hand raised, sits on carpet. He is flanked by four kneeling Mongols, one possibly female.
Scene in in landscape setting within gold frame.

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