Dioscorides Pedanius, of Anazarbos
De materia medica
mid 10th century
395 x 300 mm
Purchased by J.P. Morgan (1867-1943), 1920
1) Pitcher, representing preparation of beer, inscribed zythou skeuasia;
2) Container of hedychroun (a sweet perfumed oil), inscribed hedychroon elaion.
Photography by Pixel Acuity