List or table: T-S AS 205.191

List or table T-S AS 205.191

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List of materia medica and their weights. In Judaeo-Arabic. Dating: Might be 13th century or later based on handwriting and orthography (e.g., כתירה for כתירא). Items include: chebulic myrobalan; starch; pepper, "stuff" (ḥawāʾij); myrtle (marsīn); "yellow" (myrobalan?); bud of sarcocolla (ʿanzarūt zirr); probably hematite (שאדנה = שאדנג); and verdigris (jinzār). On verso it says "waraqat al-ʿiṭr"—so the inventory of a druggist/perfumer? AA. ASE.