LUMBI

Description
This blown and molded square glass bottle has a narrow neck with a flared lip. The baked enamel white round label is surrounded by a blue border with a yellow crown at its top. The label has the alchemical symbol for Spirits with the word LUMBI underneath in black text. Lumbi is Latin for the loins. This solution might have been used as a restorativre tonic.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
bottle
Physical Description
glass (overall material)
paint (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 17.6 cm x 7.1 cm x 7.3 cm; 6 15/16 in x 2 13/16 in x 2 7/8 in
ID Number
1991.0664.0430
accession number
1991.0664
catalog number
M-05579
collector/donor number
SAP 291
catalog number
1991.0664.0430
subject
Pharmacy
Art
Health & Medicine
European Apothecary
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
European Apothecary
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
Related Publication
Urdang, George and Ferdinand William Nitardy. The Squibb Ancient Pharmacy: A Catalogue of the Collection

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