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Belgium, Liège, ca. 1280s
MS M.183 fol. 153v

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Initial I:
Psalm 119:089 (Vulg., 118:089) -- Nimbed male saint stands with right hand raised and book with two straps in left hand.
Figure above fantastic animal and beneath trefoil arch with gable, within initial I decorated with foliate extensions with balls.
In left margin, heron with ball-like object in its beak, surmounting initial I.

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