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A Parietari

A Parietari

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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.
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Object Name
date made
18th century
place made
Physical Description
ceramic (overall material)
overall: 10 1/8 in x 6 1/2 in x 5 in; 25.7175 cm x 16.51 cm x 12.7 cm
ID Number
accession number
collector/donor number
SAP 630
catalog number
Credit Line
Gift of American Pharmaceutical Association and Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
European Apothecary
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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