MS M.652, fol. 240r

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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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1) Container of wood rot, inscribed sarpia he apo ton xelon;
2) Scene, Occupational: Pharmacy (Preparation of Pitch and Wax from Old Ships) -- Two youths scraping bottom of boat, basket between them, inscribed tou apochymatos he poiesis;
3) Containe


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