This Medieval Mermaid is Making Me a Bit Uncomfortable

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A two-tailed mermaid from a German parchment codex of the Sefer ha-Terumah by Baruch ben Isaac.  Written in Ashkenazi Hebrew, c.1253-1254.

Source: [British Library Harley MS 5648 f. 134v]

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7 Responses to This Medieval Mermaid is Making Me a Bit Uncomfortable

  1. roberthorvat says:

    Lol. I’m a bit lost for words too !!!

  2. Kelly M says:

    It reminds me of the Starbucks logo.. 🙂

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