Stone oculist's seal, Roman.

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Stone oculist's seal, Roman.

This seal was found in the bed of the Moselle River in France. The Romans were the first people to have specialised eye doctors, called oculists, who were devoted to treating eye diseases such as cataracts.

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Science Museum/Science & Society Picture Library
Date taken:
12 January 2004 15:45
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Science Museum

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