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Inhabited Initial B
Hildesheim, Germany (Place created)
Tempera colors, gold leaf, silver leaf, and ink on parchment
Leaf: 28.2 x 18.9 cm (11 1/8 x 7 7/16 in.)
Within a large initial B, five men and various animals cavort among the vine tendrils in a scene characteristic of the Romanesque style. The figures include workers making wine, animals nibbling on luscious fruit, and two hunters.
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