Model of a Human Egg


This papier mache model of a recently fertilized human egg was made the Auzoux factory in Normandy, France. The Smithsonian bought it in 1895, and probably made the round wood base.

Date Made: 1895

Associated Name: Auzoux, LouisMaker: Etablissements du Docteur Auzoux

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: France: Île-de-France, Paris

Subject: AnatomyEducation


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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: MG.M-10364.06Accession Number: 29042Catalog Number: 29042.10M-10364.06

Object Name: Anatomical Modelmodel, anatomical, human eggOther Terms: Models, Embryonic, Batch of; Medicine

Measurements: overall: 6 in x 3 in; 15.24 cm x 7.62 cmoverall: 15 cm x 7.5 cm; 5 7/8 in x 2 15/16 in


Record Id: nmah_1374750

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