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France, Saint-Omer, between 1320 and 1329
MS M.754 fol. 96r

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Six decorated initials of Psalter of Jerome, E, P enclosing bird (?), D enclosing head of veiled woman, O enclosing animal, R, and E.
Upper and lower margins decorated with horizontal bars.
Margin, upper, inhabited by dog and hybrid bird.
Margin, lower, inhabited by hybrid animal and by hybrid man holding stick attached to wheel.
Margin, right, inhabited by hybrid man with tail entwined around upright spear.
Line endings decorated.

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