Ancient Mesopotamian Pharmacist Prepares Elixir

Illustration

Karen Barrett-Wilt
by Marie-Lan Nguyen
published on 20 May 2014

An Arab folio on which is depicted a pharmacist preparing an elixir. From the manuscript of the De Materia Medica by Dioscorides, 1st century CE. Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

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