Pieces of lead coffin

Made:
1601-1830

Pieces of lead coffin converted to carbonate of lead, found by F.T. Buckland in St. Martin in the Fields, 1859, in glass topped case with label, English, 1601-1830

Details

Category:
Classical & Medieval Medicine
Object Number:
A659625
Materials:
case, paper, case, plywood, glass, lead carbonate
type:
component - object
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • container - receptacle
  • ceremonial container
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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