AMMON: MURLAT

AMMON: MURLAT

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Description
This conical-shaped, wooden drug jar and lid has an ivory-colored shield which reads "AMMON:/ MURLAT:" The paper label glued to the interior of the lid is very dirty, and is illegible. Containers 1991.0664.0889 through 892 appear to be from the same apothecary.
Ammon Murlat is used as an expectorant for acute cases of bronchitis.
The Deutsche Apotheken-Museum in Heidelberg, Germany has similar containers in their collection.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
jar
Other Terms
jar; Pharmaceutical Container
date made
19th century
place made
Germany
Physical Description
turnen wood (overall production method/technique)
wood (overall material)
paint (overall material)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 16.5 cm x 8.2 cm; 6 1/2 in x 3 1/4 in
ID Number
1991.0664.0890
accession number
1991.0664
collector/donor number
SAP 812
catalog number
1991.0664.0890.01
1991.0664.0890.02
Credit Line
Gift of American Pharmaceutical Association and Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
subject
Pharmacy
European Apothecary
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
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Wood Drug Jars
European Apothecary
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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