MS M.652, fol. 239r

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Dioscorides Pedanius, of Anazarbos

De materia medica

mid 10th century
395 x 300 mm

Purchased by J.P. Morgan (1867-1943), 1920

MS M.652
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1) Mastic tree, beside container of mastic oil, inscribed schininon elaion;
2) Container of mustard seed beside container of mustard oil and mustard plant, inscribed sinapinon elaion;
3) Container of sesame oil flanked by sesame seeds, inscribed ses


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