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De materia medica by Dioscorides

De materia medica by Dioscorides

De materia medica by Dioscorides

Description:
Physician Preparing an Elixir
Copyist:
Unknown
Translator:
Mihran ibn Mansur (12th century)
Language:
Arabic
Medium:
Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Location:
Iraq or Northern Jazira, possibly Baghdad
Dimensions:
Folio: H. 33.2 cm; W. 24.8 cm
Date:
1224
Inventory Number:
13.152.6
Lender:
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Department of Islamic Art
Credit:
Lent by The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Rogers Fund, 1913
CC0 1.0, Image courtesy of The Metropolitan Museum of Art