Treatment Adive for a Fractious Baby

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 14 April 2016
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This tablet contains treatments, mostly in the form of ointments to soothe distressed and fractious babies. It also includes instructions for making miniature inscribed clay cylinder-amulets. From the library of Ashurbanipal at Nineveh, Northern Mesopotamia, Iraq. Circa 650 BCE. (The British Museum, London)

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
Associate Professor of Neurology and lover of the Cradle of Civilization, Mesopotamia. I'm very interested in Mesopotamian history and always try to take photos of archaeological sites and artifacts in museums, both in Iraq and around the world.

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Amin, O. S. M. (2016, April 14). Treatment Adive for a Fractious Baby. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/4936/treatment-adive-for-a-fractious-baby/

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Treatment Adive for a Fractious Baby." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified April 14, 2016. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/4936/treatment-adive-for-a-fractious-baby/.

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Treatment Adive for a Fractious Baby." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 14 Apr 2016. Web. 19 Oct 2021.