MS Arabic 297 (Wellcome Collection, Wellcome Trust)
Manuscripts in Arabic
1 copy of Kitāb ṭibb fī ʿilm al-ḥubūb, accompanied by a fragment from a treatise on chess.
An index of seeds and their medicinal properties. The treatise contains 40 entries on various types of seeds, including those from fruit, spices and grains.
The work is preceded by a fragment from a treatise on chess.
Ink: Black, red and green17 136 0.8 90 40
- Fol.1a.1 A two-page fragment from a treatise on chess, including a numbered grid showing the 'winner' and the 'loser'.
205 × 144 mm. Paper