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De materia medica
Turkey, Istanbul, mid 10th century
MS M.652 fol. 210v

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1) Pigeon, representing pigeon's dung, inscribed kopros peristeras;
2) Stork, representing stork's dung, inscribed kopros pelargou;
3) Child urinating, representing urine of an uncorrupted child, inscribed paidos aphthorou ouron.



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