MS M.652, fol. 218r

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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) Phene (a kind of vulture), inscribed phene;
2) Swallow bringing food to nestlings, inscribed chelidon;
3) Two-handled vessel containing broth of clams, inscribed chemon;
4) Goose, representing fat of the goose, inscribed chenion stear.


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