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Compendium Salernitanum
Italy, possibly Venice, 1350-1375
M.873 fol. 3r

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In upper half, plant inscribed AGNUS CASTUS.
Scene, Occupational: Mining -- In lower half, man wearing coiled hat and bi-colored tunic and tights, digging with pickaxe on rocky hillside. Basket of stones behind him. Scene inscribed ALUMEN (Alum).

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