Cairo Genizah : Medical; jottings

Ibn al-Jazzār

Cairo Genizah

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Recto: part of a text on dentistry and oral hygiene, discussing dental caries, dentifrice powder prepared from gigantic swallowwort and burnt snails. Perhaps Ibn al-Jazzār, Zād al-musāfir wa-qūt al-ḥāḍir (‘Provisions for the traveller and nourishment for the sedentary’). Verso: jottings in large letters, probably part of a document.</p>

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