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Gospel book
Armenia, Dǎsirk', 13th century
MS M.620 fol. 3v

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Canon Table -- Three pairs of birds, four flying, all flanking vessel with foliage above, and two birds surmounting foliage and tree beside Canon Table, lunette enclosing animal (fantastic ?), within architectural frame decorated with geometric and foliate ornament.
Text of Canon Table written between three columns with zoomorphic capitals and bases formed of six pairs of confronting birds.

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