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France, Saint-Omer, between 1320 and 1329
MS M.754 fol. 41v

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Six decorated initials, including initial N of Psalm 23:4 (Vulg., 22:4), Nam et si ambulauero in medio umbre mortis, enclosing head of veiled woman, and initial P of Psalm 23:5 (Vulg., 22:5), Parasti in conspectu meo mensam, enclosing head of man.
Margins decorated with rectilinear bars.
Margin, upper, inhabited by hybrid man.
Margin, left, inhabited by two hybrid men, one with long horns, and the other with winged head.
Margin, lower, inhabited by hybrid bird upside down.
Line endings decorated.

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