Mortar

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Description
Squat mortar with flared rim, tapering vertical ribs and a single handle with a ring attached.
Urdang attrributes this mortar to 15th century France.
Location
Currently not on view
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 10.3 cm x 14 cm; 4 1/16 in x 5 1/2 in
ID Number
1991.0664.0095
accession number
1991.0664
catalog number
M-05648
collector/donor number
SAP 360
catalog number
1991.0664.0095
Credit Line
Gift of American Pharmaceutical Association and Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
subject
Pharmacy
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Art
European Apothecary
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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