Cupping glass, Islamic, 1001-1400.

Made:
1001-1400 CE

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Cupping glass, Islamic, 1001-1400, exact provenance unknown. Cupping was an ancient therapy intended to restore the
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Cupping glass, Islamic, 1001-1400, exact provenance unknown. Cupping was an ancient therapy intended to restore the
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London

Cupping glass, Islamic, 1001-1400, provenance unknown

Cupping glass, Islamic, 1001-1400, exact provenance unknown. Cupping was an ancient therapy intended to restore the balance of the body. It remained popular in the Western world until the 19th century.

Details

Category:
Classical & Medieval Medicine
Object Number:
A608650
type:
cupping vessel
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • medical instrument
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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