Feeding bottle in the shape of a swan, Roman, 199 BCE-500 CE
- 199 BCE-500 CE in Roman Empire
Earthenware feeding bottle in the form of a Swan, Roman
Containers used to nurse infants are among the most ancient containers found by archaeologists. This earthenware bottle fed milk or water to babies and infants.
The swan is a Greek and Roman symbol for love. Zeus changed into a swan to seduce a queen he was in love with.
- Classical & Medieval Medicine
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- feeding bottle
- furnishing and equipment
- tools & equipment
- infant feeder
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