Medicinal water bottle, Elisha's spring
Medicinal water bottle, with contents from Elisha's spring, Jericho, collected March, 1928
In the biblical book of Kings, the prophet Elisha is described as purifying the water of Jericho. Elisha's Spring is the name given to the spring that tradition identifies as the site of this purification.
- Ethnography and Folk Medicine
- Sir Henry Wellcome's Museum Collection
- Object Number:
- bottle, folk medicine and religion (christianity), christianity, bottle, folk medicine and medicinal water
- Loan, Wellcome Trust