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Harley 1802 f. 125v Zoomorphic initial
Zoomorphic initial
Description: Zoomorphic initial 'U' at the beginning of Luke 24 in the form of a frontal creature or human with large eyes. Running diagonally across the page from upper left to lower right is a line which marks where one piece of parchment has been stuck to another, to compensate for the uneven edge of the smaller piece. 
Origin: Ireland, N. (Armagh) 


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