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Arabesque initial 'M'(oriente), at the beginning of book 20 of the Antiquitates judaicae, to the left is a colour note 'R'.    Origin: England, N. or Midlands

ARABESQUE: An ornament or style of ornamentation consisting of fine, linear foliate designs in curvilinear patterns, derived from Islamic art. Arundel MS f. 75 This image identified by the The British Library, is free of known copyright restrictions