Plaque in Arabic, associated with Unani Tibb medical practices, England, 2004-2005

Made:
2004-2005 in England
maker:
Unknown
Plaque - "God is the healer". Front three quarter view. Black background

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Plaque - "God is the healer". Front three quarter view. Black background
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Plaque in Arabic, marked, 'wa idha marith-tu fa huwa yashfeen', associated with Unani Tibb medical practices, from the Mohsin Institute, Leicester, England, c2004-2005.

A sign reading 'If I get sick He will heal' in Arabic, as displayed in many Hakims' (Unani Tibb doctors) clinics. Its function is to remind the Hakims that their role is to help nature and God to restore patients to a healthy state of balance.

Details

Category:
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Object Number:
2005-685
Materials:
metal (unknown), paint and wood composites
Measurements:
overall (lying flat): 10 mm x 280 mm x 177 mm, 0.416 kg
type:
plaque and plaque and
taxonomy: