box; controlled drug; opium

Made:
China
maker:
Unknown

Modern plastic rectangular transparent colourless box with hinged lid containing 5 small brown balls of a hard substance, padded with some white tissue paper. The box's lid is marked 'A642402(pt) Opium Balls (4) Controlled Drugs Coll 101 Oriental' that the contents are 5 balls rather than 4 as given on the lid.

Details

Category:
Oriental Medicine
Object Number:
A642402
Materials:
complete, horn
type:
opium
taxonomy:
  • drug
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • opium equipment
credit:
Wellcome Trust
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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