Dioscorides Pedanius, of Anazarbos
De materia medica
mid 10th century
395 x 300 mm
Purchased by J.P. Morgan (1867-1943), 1920
1) Leaves and berries flanking container of oil of bayberries, inscribed daphnides;
2) Pitcher containing oil-honey (resin from the trunk of olive trees), inscribed elaiomeli.
Photography by Pixel Acuity