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Folio from an Arabic translation of De Materia Medica by Dioscorides (ca. 40-90 C.E.); recto: A physician treats a blindfolded man; verso: text

Calligrapher:
Abdallah ibn al-Fadl  Search this
Author:
Pedanius Dioscorides (died 90 CE)  Search this
Medium:
Ink, opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (overall): 33.1 x 24.3 cm (13 1/16 x 9 9/16 in)
Type:
Manuscript
Origin:
Probably Baghdad, Iraq
Date:
1224 (621 A.H.)
Period:
Abbasid period
Topic:
Abbasid period (750 - 1258)  Search this
medicine  Search this
De Materia Medica  Search this
Iraq  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
Henri Vever collection  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Smithsonian Unrestricted Trust Funds, Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program, and Dr. Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S1986.97
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S1986.97
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