Cairo Genizah : Alchemy

Cairo Genizah

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Alchemical recipes describing methods of preparation of metals (copper, sulphur), how to burn them, wash them, dry them and grind them. Mentions a crucible, a glass furnace (most likely a furnace for the preparation of glass) and qulquṭār (a reddish oxide of iron).</p>

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