Spherical Goa stone, 1601-1700

Made:
1601-1700

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Spherical goa stone, used as a remedy for many diseases. A Goa stone is an amalgam of fever remedies combined in a small hard ball. In the 17th century they were popular as a treatment for many diseases.

Details

Category:
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Identifier:
A642465 Pt1
type:
amulet
taxonomy: