Preparation of Medicine from Honey: Leaf from an Arabic translation of the Materia Medica of Dioscorides, dated 1224 Iraq, Baghdad School Colors and gold on paper x in. x cm) Rogers Fund, 1913 - Influences from Arabic medicine
Qur'an Manuscript Object Name: Non-illustrated manuscript Date: 15th–16th century Geography: Turkey Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper. Binding: leather; tooled and gilded Dimensions: H. 16 1/2 in. W. 11 11/16 in. Classification: Codices Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1968
The flowing movement of the script used here, with its sweeping curves and slightly rounded letters, is characteristic of the maghribi script. Courtesy of the Freer Gallery of Art, Smithsonian Institution.