Roman cupping vessel
- 1-79 CE in Pompeii
Bronze cupping vessel, from Pompeii, Roman, 1-79AD. Cupping was an ancient therapy intended to restore the balance of the body. It remained popular in the Western world until the 19th century.
- Classical & Medieval Medicine
- Object Number:
- cupping vessel
- furnishing and equipment
- tools & equipment
- medical instrument
- Loan, Wellcome Trust
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