MS M.81, fols. 10v–11r

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Worksop Bestiary

England, possibly in Lincoln or York
ca. 1185
215 x 155 mm

Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837–1913) in 1902

MS M.81, fols. 10v–11r

Centaur and Hedgehogs

A monocentaur (human/donkey hybrid) wrestles a snake. Below, two hedgehogs head home to feed their young with grapes speared on the smaller one’s spines.