MS M.652, fol. 225v

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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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Scene, Occupational: Pharmacy (Whitening of Olives) -- Sun above nude youth pouring oil into two-handled container; to right, two-handled container of oil and water boiling over fire; inscription elaiou leukasia.


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