Bronze Roman cupping vessel, 1-79 AD.

Bronze Roman cupping vessel, 1-79 AD.
Bronze cupping vessel, from Pompeii, Roman, 1-79AD. Cupping was an ancient therapy intended to restore the balance of the body. It remained popular in the Western world until the 19th century.
 
Currently on display in:
The Science and Art of Medicine
Year made :
1-79
Inventory number :
A608651