Surgical instruments, Uganda, 1880-

Made:
Uganda, in Uganda

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Surgical instrument consisting of metal spike with bent tip and wooden handle which has been scorched, from Ankole, Uganda, 1880-1920 R card describes object as "medicine man's cautery"

Surgical instrument consisting of metal spike with bent tip and wooden handle which has been scorched, from Ankole, Uganda, described on Museum records as a "medicine man's cautery"

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Category:
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Object Number:
A652638
Materials:
steel, ? material and wood
type:
cautery
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • medical instrument
credit:
Roscoe, J.

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