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This section of the book titled Monstrous Fishes and the Mead-Dark Sea presents the images of Olaus Magnus, monstrous whales. It shows the pictures of Palaiokastritsa monastery museum, St. Boniface Church and whale butchery and transport of products. The section depicts some pictures on Franks Casket, killer whale articulating lumbar vertebra, the thoracic vertebra chopping block, Bestiary, ?Whale as island?, scar boat burial, linen smoothing board, the Foshigarry and the long-handled weaving combs. It also presents the skeletal structure of Mysticete and Odontocete, from Sea Guide to Whales of the World.

Keywords: Mead-Dark Sea; Olaus Magnus; whales



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