Discernere eam quae concipiet ab ea quae non concipiet 1

 

facies adipem recentem cum ................. [examinabis] tu eam: si inveneris musculos mammae (?) ejus khasha, dices, est mulier pariens: si inveneris eos kenken (molli, humidus ?), dices pariet tarde: si autem inveneris eam (sic) velut colorem (?) ............. [dices, non pariet unquam] 2


1   To distinguish her who will conceive from her who will not
2   ................ you will [examine] her: if you find the muscles of her breast khasha, you will say this is a woman giving birth; if you find them kenken soft (?), you say she will give birth late; but if you find them like the colour ... [you will say she will not ever give birth] - Stephen Quirke: You should [make] fresh oil and [...] You should [...] it. If the vessels of her innards are found distended, you should say of it 'it is the birth'. If you find it limp, you should say of it 'she will give birth late', but if you find her like ..[...]