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France, Amiens, between 1280 and 1299
MS M.729 fol. 196r

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Scene, Liturgical: Kyrie Eleison -- 1) In initial K decorated with geometric ornament, patterned background, and foliate spandrels, two tonsured clerics chant. The foremost holds an open book with notations and pseudo-inscriptions, on a lectern decorated with Gothic lancets.

2) Margins - Rectilinear bars decorated with interlace and foliage, enclosing three heraldic shields, including Moreuil (two), and inhabited by a dog pursuing a rabbit, winged hybrid man, two hybrid animals, and two birds.

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