MS M.652, fol. 209r

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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) Electric Ray in water, inscribed narke thalassia;
2) Serpent, representing slough or skin of a serpent, inscribed opheos;
3) Two onyxes, the lids of cockles, inscribed onyxon.


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