Dioscorides Pedanius, of Anazarbos
De materia medica
mid 10th century
395 x 300 mm
Purchased by J.P. Morgan (1867-1943), 1920
1) Container of almond oil, flanked by two almonds, inscribed amygdalinon elaion;
2) Container of wormwood oil, inscribed abrotonon elaion.
Photography by Pixel Acuity