Instrument consisting of flat ended metal, rod set into cylindrical wooden handle said to be for blistering temples, from Ankole, Uganda, 1880-1920
Two surgical instruments, from the Banyankore people, Ankole (Nkore) kingdom, Uganda, c. 1880-1920. The larger instrument is said to be for "blistering temples", the smaller, a cautery.
- Ethnography and Folk Medicine
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- furnishing and equipment
- tools & equipment
- medical instrument
- Roscoe, J.
- Loan: Wellcome Trust
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