De materia medica by Dioscorides

De materia medica by Dioscorides

De materia medica by Dioscorides

Description:
Recto: A Physician Treats a Blindfolded Man
Copyist:
ʿAbdallah ibn al-Fadl
Translator:
Mihran ibn Mansur (12th century)
Language:
Arabic
Medium:
Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Location:
Iraq, probably Baghdad
Dimensions:
Folio: H. 33.1 cm; W. 24.3 cm
Date:
1224
Inventory Number:
S1986.97
Lender:
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Credit:
Purchase — Smithsonian Unrestricted Trust Funds, Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program, and Dr. Arthur M. Sackler
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.: Purchase — Smithsonian Unrestricted Trust Funds, Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program, and Dr. Arthur M. Sackler