Physician Preparing an Elixir from De Materia Medica

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Illustration

Arienne King
by Marie-Lan Nguyen
published on 21 March 2020

Depiction of a physician preparing an elixir. Illustration from a folio of an Arabic translation of the 1st Century CE Greek medical text De Materia Medica. Iraq, 1224 CE. Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper. (Courtesy of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York)

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Nguyen, M. (2020, March 21). Physician Preparing an Elixir from De Materia Medica. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/12029/physician-preparing-an-elixir-from-de-materia-medi/

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Nguyen, Marie-Lan. "Physician Preparing an Elixir from De Materia Medica." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 21 Mar 2020. Web. 07 Feb 2023.

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