Glass stirring rod, Roman, 199 BCE-500 CE
- 199 BCE-500 CE in Roman Empire
Glass stirring rod, twisted, Roman
The twisted glass design was once gilded, but this has worn away through use. Its exact purpose is unclear but it may have been used to stir medical preparations or cosmetics.
- Classical & Medieval Medicine
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