Outdoor Scene with a Mad Dog Biting a Man
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recto: Folio from an Arabic translation of De Materia Medica by Dioscorides (ca. 40-90 C.E.); recto: Outdoor scene with a mad dog biting a man; verso: text verso: Folio from an Arabic translation of De Materia Medica by Dioscorides (ca. 40-90 C.E.); recto: Outdoor scene with a mad dog biting a man; verso: text

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Folio from an Arabic translation of De Materia Medica by Dioscorides (ca. 40-90 C.E.); recto: Outdoor scene with a mad dog biting a man; verso: text

Type
Detached manuscript folio
Maker(s)
Calligrapher: Abdallah ibn al-Fadl
Author: Pedanius Dioscorides (died 90 CE)
Historical period(s)
Abbasid period, 1224 (621 A.H.)
Medium
Ink, opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Dimension(s)
H x W: 33.2 x 25 cm (13 1/16 x 9 13/16 in)
Geography
Iraq, Probably Baghdad
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1953.91
Description
Detached folio from an Arabic translation of De Materia Medica by Pedanius Dioscorides; text: Arabic in black and red naskh script; recto: Outdoor scene with a mad dog biting a man, one column, 6 lines; verso: text, one column, 13 lines; one of a group of 9 folios.
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Manuscript
Keyword(s)
Abbasid period (750 - 1258), De Materia Medica, dog, Iraq, Islam, man, naskh script, rabies, WWII-era provenance
Collection(s) Area
Arts of the Islamic World
Web Resource(s)
Google Cultural Institute

Rights Statement
Copyright with museum






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