Apothecary Jar, EPILEPT

Description
This wide mouth jar has a flat collar and round foot. It is marked EPILEPT along with alchemical symbols for pulvis or powder. This jar would have contained a medicinal for seizures.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
jar
date made
17th-18th century
Physical Description
glass (overall material)
paint, enamel (overall material)
colorless (overall color)
white (overall color)
blue (overall color)
black (overall color)
yellow (overall color)
red (overall color)
blown (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
overall: 9.1 cm x 6.1 cm; 3 9/16 in x 2 3/8 in
unspecified
Germany
ID Number
1991.0664.0146
accession number
1991.0664
catalog number
M-05294
collector/donor number
SAP 3
subject
Medicine
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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