Blue glazed earthenware storage jar containing medical preparations, glaze chipped, India, 1801-1920
A blue glazed earthenware jar, labelled in Urdu, containing medical preparations as used in Unani Tibb medicine. When Unani Tibb was introduced in India, Hakims (Unani Tibb doctors) tested many Indian plants and incorporated them into their medical system.
- Medical Ceramic-ware
- Object Number:
- storage jar
- furnishing and equipment
- container - receptacle
- storage vessel
- Loan: Wellcome Trust
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