Dried frog, used to cure toothache, being hung rou

Made:
1890-1930
maker:
Unknown
Group of various amulets, used to prevent/cure various diseases & ailments and bring good fortune. In the centre is a

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Dried frog, used to cure toothache, being hung round neck, European, 1890-1930

Details

Category:
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Object Number:
A630920
Materials:
biological animal material and complete
type:
frogs folk medicine (therapy) and amulets, folk medicine (therapy) and frogs
credit:
Loan, Wellcome Trust