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Book of Hours
England, probably Oxford, ca. 1325-1330
MS M.700 fol. 9v

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Medallion 1:
Month, Occupation: October -- Man, wearing tunic, raises axe above animal. Background decorated with foliate ornament.
Medallion 2:
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio -- Scorpion. Gold background.
Medallions at ends of horizontal foliate bars in top and bottom margins of Calendar; dragon on the bottom bar.

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