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Belgium, Liège, ca. 1280s
MS M.183 fol.6v

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1) Month, Occupation: August -- Man, wearing broad hat and tunic, cuts grain with sickle.
2) Zodiac Sign: Virgo -- Maiden stands, holding two grain stalks or palms.
Each in concave hexagon frame with lobes.
KL initials decorated with marginal foliate extensions, one partly formed by hooded male musician blowing trumpet, ringing bell, and standing atop fantastic animal in left margin.

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