Pocket medicine chest, copy, brass, original Roman one in Naples Museum
The brass medicine chest has four separate compartments, each would contain a different medical treatment. The original may have been used by someone who travelled a lot or who was a physician. The original is at the Naples Museum in Italy.
- Classical & Medieval Medicine
- Object Number:
- medicine chest
- furnishing and equipment
- furnishing - artefact
- case furniture
- Sommer, G.
- Loan: Wellcome Trust
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