Keywords : snake

Recipes for treating scorpion stings, snake and dog bites in the light of cuneiform texts from the library of Ashurbanipal

Muayyad Muhammad Suleiman

Athar Alrafedain, 2013, Volume 2, Issue 1, Pages 151-158
DOI: 10.33899/athar.2013.76842

The archaeological excavations that took place in various archaeological cities provided us with thousands of cuneiform texts that included various types of science and knowledge. One of these cities is the city of Nineveh, which was famous for its library full of thousands of cuneiform texts, which are preserved by the British Museum today. Today we chose a number of its texts, which included recipes for treating scorpion stings snakes and dog's bites are among the medical texts that abound in this library.