A Parietari

Description (Brief):

The Squibb Ancient Pharmacy Catalogue describes this jar and 1991.0664.0707 as coming from the Alsatian region of France. It has an ovoid-shaped bottle with a long neck and four applied handles, and is marked "A Parietari". Parietari also spelled Pareitari was used as a diuretic. Its roots were boiled in water.

Date Made: 18th century

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: France

Subject: PharmacyMedicine


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Related Publication: Urdang, George and Ferdinand William Nitardy. The Squibb Ancient Pharmacy: A Catalogue of the Collection

Credit Line: Gift of American Pharmaceutical Association and Bristol-Myers Squibb Company

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1991.0664.0706Accession Number: 1991.0664Collector/Donor Number: SAP 630Catalog Number: 1991.0664.0706

Object Name: bottleFlask

Physical Description: ceramic (overall material)Measurements: overall: 10 1/8 in x 6 1/2 in x 5 in; 25.7175 cm x 16.51 cm x 12.7 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-ecbb-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_993676

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