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Harley 4751 f. 10 Ibex and Hyena
Ibex and Hyena
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Description: Miniature of an ibex, with three hunters: one with a horn, another with a bow, and an third with an axe, and two dogs, illustrating the text that the ibex has such strong horns that if it fell headlong from a high mountain its whole body would be supported by the horns. Below, a miniature of a hyena (Yena) devouring a human corpse, which it pulls from a tomb. 
Origin: England, S. (Salisbury?) 


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