Head of eel skin, amulet, length of skin folded, p

Made:
1910-1911

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Front image (A665597)Head of eel skin, amulet, length of skin folded, prepared by man at Brandon to tie round legs as
Science Museum Group Collection
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Front image (A665597)Head of eel skin, amulet, length of skin folded, prepared by man at Brandon to tie round legs as
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Head of eel skin, amulet, length of skin folded, prepared by man at Brandon to tie round legs as cure for rheumatism, Suffolk, 1911

Details

Category:
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Object Number:
A665597
type:
eel skin, folk medicine (therapy), eel skin, folk medicine (therapy), therapeutic amulets
taxonomy:
  • animal remains
  • fish remains
  • fish-skin

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