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Medieval & Renaissance Manuscripts

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France, Amiens, between 1280 and 1299
MS M.729 fol. 255r

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1) John Baptist -- In initial P decorated with geometric ornament and foliate spandrels, John Baptist, nimbed, holds a disk enclosing the Lamb of God with bannered staff in its raised right hoof.
2) Margins - Rectilinear bars decorated with foliage, and inhabited by two confronting hybrid men, one wearing hat, a hybrid animal confronting a winged hybrid man wearing dunce hat,
and king as caryatid, supporting the vertical bar shaft.

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