An Ancient Egyptian Herbal

Author(s): Lise Manniche

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Lise Manniche draws on writings by the Egyptians, their neighbours, classical authors and the Copts to reconstruct an ancient Egyptian herbal of 94 species of plants and trees. Each plant is named in Latin and English and an account given of its special properties, with authentic recipes.

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Introduction - the Egyptian garden, bouquets, garlands and collars, about the home, in the kitchen, cosmetics, perfume, medicine; the herbal; identifying ancient Egyptian plants; the Egyptian names quoted by Dioscorides.

General Fields

  • : 9780714117041
  • : British Museum Press
  • : UNKNOWN
  • : 0.45
  • : 240mm X 175mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Lise Manniche
  • : Paperback
  • : 615.3210932
  • : 176
  • : 96 line drawings, glossary, chronological table, bibliography, index