Acupuncture needle

Made:
China
maker:
Unknown

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Needle, bronze, damaged, Roman, 50BC-500AD
Science Museum Group Collection
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Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

3 acupuncture needles, steel and brass, in bamboo case, Chinese

Details

Category:
Oriental Medicine
Object Number:
A624556
Materials:
bamboo, brass, complete, steel
Measurements:
short needles: 85 mm 2 mm, .01 kg
long needles: 106 mm 3 mm, .01 kg
case: 136 mm 14 mm, .02 kg
type:
acupuncture needle
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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