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Fasciculus temporum
Italy, Naples, ca. 1498
MS M.801 fol. 43r

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In left margin, hybrid winged man playing trumpet, standing on vase atop other vases or urns, from which garlands hang. At bottom, woman as atlante, raising round object with left hand, standing on pediment decorated with winged lions, possibly griffins.
In right margin, soldier, wearing crown or wreath and armor, holding scepter with right hand, crouching on vase atop other vases or urns decorated with garlands, fantastic animals, cornucopia; one vessel decorated with three heads or masks.

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