Dioscorides Pedanius, of Anazarbos
De materia medica
mid 10th century
395 x 300 mm
Purchased by J.P. Morgan (1867-1943), 1920
1) Birdlime, made from Oak Mistletoe (Hozanthus europaeus), inscribed ixos;
2) Centaury (Centaurea centaurion), inscribed kentaurion to mega.
Photography by Pixel Acuity