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Le pèlerinage de la vie humaine
France, second quarter of the 14th century
M.1038 fol. 76v

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Pèlerinage: Scene, Pilgrim with Avarice -- Pilgrim (Guillaume de Deguileville), wearing monk's habit, holds pilgrim's staff in left hand and stands before Avarice, wearing wimpled veil and with idol on top of her head, possibly wearing purse around her neck. She has six arms, including two with griffin claws, one holding a file, one holding scales, and one holding bowl, pruning hook, and bread bag.

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