Ancient Mesopotamian Pharmacist Prepares Elixir

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Karen Barrett-Wilt
by Marie-Lan Nguyen
published on 20 May 2014
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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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Nguyen, M. (2014, May 20). Ancient Mesopotamian Pharmacist Prepares Elixir. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/2666/ancient-mesopotamian-pharmacist-prepares-elixir/

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Nguyen, Marie-Lan. "Ancient Mesopotamian Pharmacist Prepares Elixir." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified May 20, 2014. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/2666/ancient-mesopotamian-pharmacist-prepares-elixir/.

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Nguyen, Marie-Lan. "Ancient Mesopotamian Pharmacist Prepares Elixir." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 20 May 2014. Web. 19 Oct 2021.