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Fasciculus temporum
Italy, Naples, ca. 1498
MS M.801 fol. 105r

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Enclosing initial P, half-mask on pedestal (?) with vine curling into left margin; bird perching on top of cornucopia or vase, at right.
Initial U of two hybrid men, bodies terminating with floreate vines, flanking fountain (?) with nude winged figure, foliate ornament emerging from head, standing in center.
Below, man wearing hat, holding vine with right hand, standing in left margin.

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