MS Arabic 485 (Wellcome Collection, Wellcome Trust)
Manuscripts in Arabic
Fragment from an anonymous work on medicine
Comprises advice on sexual intercourse as well as diseases of men and women. There are also some interesting anthropological remarks.
Ink: Brown345 1:1 95 40
- Fol. 1a : Notes in margins
- Fol. 3a: Notes in margins
- Fol. 8b: Notes in margins
- Fol. 9b: Notes on margins
- Between fols. 4-5 is evidence of a lacuna.
Provenance and Acquisition
Known owners: Sāmī Ibrāhīm Ḥaddād (1986)
Sotheby's lot 525 (22/21.11.85)