[Maya Medical Manuscripts Transcribed in the Nineteenth Century]

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Creation: 1800

This early manuscript serves as a manual for the treatment of a wide variety of ailments. Here, for example is a remedy for an earache (dolor de oído). The suggested mixtures often involve the use of herbs and body parts of a remarkable selection of creatures. Cures are provided in Mayan and Spanish.

Title

[Maya Medical Manuscripts Transcribed in the Nineteenth Century]
Cuaderno de Teabo
Recetario de los Indios
Copia de un cuaderno que se haya en poder

Date

Creation: 1800

Description

This early manuscript serves as a manual for the treatment of a wide variety of ailments. Here, for example is a remedy for an earache (dolor de oído). The suggested mixtures often involve the use of herbs and body parts of a remarkable selection of creatures. Cures are provided in Mayan and Spanish.

Rights

Public Domain

Format

Books

Source

MSS0008, Maya Medical Manuscripts

Files

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Citation

“[Maya Medical Manuscripts Transcribed in the Nineteenth Century],” Gallery, accessed October 17, 2019, https://gallery.library.vanderbilt.edu/items/show/950.