Dioscorides Pedanius, of Anazarbos
De materia medica
mid 10th century
395 x 300 mm
Purchased by J.P. Morgan (1867-1943), 1920
1) Two shelled walnuts flanking container of walnut oil, inscribed karyinon elaion;
2) Container of oil of spurge flax, inscribed knidion elaion.
Photography by Pixel Acuity