MS M.461, fols. 69v–70r

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Livre des merveilles du monde

France, probably Angers
ca. 1460
281 x 220 mm

Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837–1913) in 1911

MS M.461, fols. 69v–70r

Sardinia (left)

This image focuses on the curative springs, and an unusual statue made of gold, brass, and iron.

Scythia (right)

This is one of the most spectacular images in the manuscript, with werewolves, cannibals, warrior women, and a griffon.