Dhara Chatti, copper bowl with chains for suspension, India, 2005
A copper bowl with chains for suspension, known as a dhara chatti. It is used in Ayurvedic shirodhara therapy, where warm oil from a suspended pot is slowly poured onto the forehead. Usually prescribed for illnesses affecting the head, it is increasingly used by those seeking deep relaxation.
- Currently on display in:
- The Science and Art of Medicine
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