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Egmont breviary
Netherlands, Utrecht, ca. 1440
MS M.87 fol. 285r

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Initial U enclosing half figure of prophet, wearing turban-like headgear, with illegibly inscribed scroll issuing from mouth; against filigree background. Margins decorated on three sides with scrolling floreate and foliate decoration inhabited by half figures of two prophets, wearing draped headgear, emerging from cloudy arcs, holding scrolls inscribed VIDI D(OMI)N(U)M SEDE and SUSTINUIM(US) (right).

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