Bottle of medicinal water from the springs of Tiberias
Bottle of medicinal water from the warm springs of Tiberias, Israel, 1930
The water from the hot springs at Tiberias were known from antiquity as having healing and restorative powers.
The label on this bottle shows that it was collected by Captain P Johnston-Saint, one of Henry Wellcome’s collecting agents.
- Ethnography and Folk Medicine
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- bottles, folk medicine (general), pharmacy (glassware) bottles, folk medicine (general), medicinal water and pharmacy (glassware)
- Loan, Wellcome Trust
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