MS M.652, fol. 219v

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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) Three organs, inscribed ""the manner in which the bile should be laid away"" (Greek);
2) Container, inscribed ""a different kind of bile"" (Greek);
3) Tortoise, inscribed ""bile of the tortoise"" (Greek);
4) Boar, inscribed ""bile of the boar


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