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Book of Hours
England, probably Oxford, ca. 1325-1330
MS M.700 fol. 6r

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Medallion 1:
Month, Occupation: March, and Zodiac Sign: Pisces -- Man, wearing hooded garment, prunes tree with knife in right hand. To right, two fishes connected by line issuing from mouths (error). Gold background.
Medallion 2:
Zodiac Sign: Aries -- Two confronted kids stand on hind legs. Background decorated with foliate ornament.
Medallions at horizontal foliate bars in top and bottom margins of Calendar.

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