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By JoAnn Scurlock

This paintings explores the interplay among magic and drugs in old Mesopotamia, as utilized particularly to ghosts. incorporated is a dialogue of sin and usual explanations in Mesopotamian medication. also, it transliterates and interprets 352 prescriptions designed to healing mental and actual diseases considered attributable to ghosts.

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Nos. 266:1; 282:1; 283:1. No. 60:3; cf. no. 249:4 (dead ox). No. 245:2. Nos. 277:2–3; 282:1. Nos. 249:2; 271:1. Nos. 245:2; 255:1–2; 258:1; 268:1; 278:2. Nos. 60:5; 140:1; 142:1; 246:2; 253:2; 257:3; 261:2; 274:1; 279:1; 286:1; 287:2. evaluate the left horn of a goat (no. 253:2) and the jawbone of a pig (no. 279:2). Nos. 252:2; 253:3; 257:4. J. Bellakhdar, M´edicine traditionelle no. sixty nine. P. Herrero, Th´erapeutique 50 classifies those as whatever one expects to determine getting used via the “magician” instead of by way of the “doctor”. Nos. 60, seventy one, 117, cf. 244–246. No. 121. Nos. 136a–b, 137a–b, 138, 139a–b, 140–144, 158. No. 192. No. 211, cf. 247. No. 227. Nos. 248–287, 295, 316. 142 Notes 981 Nos. 61–69, 71–80, 84–85, 92–97, 99–103, 105–107, 111, 157, a hundred and sixty, 181–182, 288. 982 Nos. 61:2; 64:2; 68:3; 71:6; 72:3; 73:3 (B); 74:2; 75:3; 77:1; 80:2; 84:2; 85:1; 983 984 985 986 987 988 989 990 991 992 993 994 995 996 997 998 999 one thousand 1001 1002 92:9; 94:5; 99:1; 100:1; 101:1; 102:2; 103:2; 105:1; 106:1; 107:1; 157:1; 181:2; 182:6; 288:2. Nos. 61:2; 64:2; 68:3; 72:3; 73:3 (B); 74:3; 75:3; 77:1; 80:2; 84:2; 85:1; 92:9; 102:2; 103:2; 105:1; 106:1; 107:1; 157:1; 181:2; 182:6; 288:2; cf. no. 94:5; 99:1. Nos. 61:2; 68:3; 76:2; 78:2; 80:2; 84:2; 93:3; 94:6; 105:2; 107:2. examine kneading them in kasˆu juice (no. 63:2). Nos. 72:3; 77:2 (A); 79:3; 92:9–10; 97:2–3; 100:2; 101:1; 102:2 (dregs); 103:2 (dregs); 111:5; 160:2; 181:3. examine kneading (no. 75:3) or boiling them in beer (no. 77:2 [B]; 157:2; cf. no. 64:2) or just blending them with beer dregs (no. 99:2). No. 92:9–10; cf. no. 181:2–3. evaluate oil and drawn wine (no. 288:2). Nos. 94:3; 97:3. evaluate milk and vinegar (no. 74:3) or milk and urine? (no. 181:3). Nos. 73:3; 96:4–5; 106:1. evaluate milk and vinegar (no. 74:3). No. 181:3. Nos. 66:2; 73:3 (A); 75:3; 76:2; 79:3; 85:1; 105:2; 160:2 (B); cf. no. 182:6–7. Nos. 62:2; 69:2; 157:2. be aware additionally that a number of of the bandages comprise gypsum (nos. 73:2; 80:1). Nos. 68:3; 92:10; 93:3. examine blending flour into the decocting liquid (no. 111:5) or together with flour and/or sesame residue within the constituents to be decocted (nos. 61:1; 64:1; 72:2; 73:2; 75:2–3; 76:1; 78:2; 79:3; 80:1; 92:6; 96:3; 99:1–2; 100:1; 102:2; 103:1; 105:1–2; 106:1; 107:2; 160:1; 181:2). No. 68:2 (with ram fibula marrow); no. 181:3 (with oil). examine blending fats and/or wax into the components (nos. 66:2; 85:1; 182:6–7) or pouring fats over the patient’s bandaged head (no. 157:2–3) or smearing the bandage with cedar resin (no. 85:2) or blending in cedar oil (no. 160:2 [B]). Nos. 61:2; 181:3; cf. no. 69:2 (a turban). Nos. 85:2; 92:10; 182:8; 288:2. No. 61:2. evaluate bandaging the top or the neck (no. 85:2). Nos. 65:3; 66:2; 67:2; 69:2; 71:7; 76:2; 77:2; 78:2; 92:10. examine no. 80:2 (temples and eyes). Cf. nos. 62–64, sixty eight, 72–75, 79–80, eighty four, 93–97, 99–103, a hundred and five– 107, 111. Nos. 68:3; 92:10; 93:4; 97:3. Nos. 157:2; 160:2. Nos. 181:3; 182:8. Nos. 38–49, 50a–b, 51a–b, fifty two, 70–71, 81–83, 86–87, 89, ninety eight, 104, 108, one hundred ten, 112– 113, 114a–b, 116, 122–127, 147, 165–166, 173–175, 177, 178a–b, a hundred and eighty, 183–184, 186a–b, 187a-c, 188, 199, 205, 212–215, 224–225, 227, 236, 289–303, 317.

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