Cairo Genizah : Alchemy

Cairo Genizah

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Collection of alchemical recipes divided in chapters (<em>bāb</em>), including recipes for the preparation of good silver, of salt of calx, on the preparation of lead, on the calcification of salt (recto), on the cleansing of tin, on the pulverisation of sulphur. Recipes on verso end with a benediction with the tetragrammaton written as ייי. </p>


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