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Model of a Human Egg

Model of a Human Egg

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Description
This papier mache model of a human egg about ten days after fertilization was made the Auzoux factory in Normandy, France. The Smithsonian bought it in 1895, and probably made the round wood base.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Anatomical Model
model, anatomical, human embryo
date made
1895
Associated Name
Auzoux, Louis
maker
Etablissements du Docteur Auzoux
Place Made
France: Île-de-France, Paris
Measurements
overall: 6 1/2 in x 3 in; 16.51 cm x 7.62 cm
overall: 15 cm x 7.5 cm; 5 7/8 in x 2 15/16 in
ID Number
MG.M-10357.03
accession number
29042
catalog number
M-10357.03
29042.14
subject
Anatomy
Education
Ophthalmology
Education
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Health & Medicine
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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