Iconography
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Science, technology and medicine
MedicineTreatment Cautery
Further details
Cautery with a red-hot iron. The upper half illustrates cautery of the temples of the patient with irons, which are being heated in the lower half of the drawing in a fire (see R. A. B. Mynors, Durham Cathedral manuscripts to the end of the twelfth century, Oxford 1939, n. 57, pp. 49-50)
ARTIST/CREATOR
Durham
DATE
early 12th century
LOCATION
Durham, Dean and Chapter Library → Hunter 100, fol. 119r
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
List of Remedies
Contact
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