Drug Jar

Description
This vase–shaped red clay container has an orange–colored glaze. It likely was used to store small amounts of an ointment.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
jar
Physical Description
ceramic (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 8.8 cm x 6.6 cm; 3 15/32 in x 2 19/32 in
ID Number
1991.0664.1048
catalog number
M-06112
accession number
1991.0664
collector/donor number
SAP 824
catalog number
1991.0664.1048
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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