Oculist's stamp, Roman, 400 BCE-400 CE

Made:
400 BCE-400 CE in Roman Empire
maker:
Unknown
and
Eugenius

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Blank stone oculist's stamp, or seal, with inscriptions on five sides, found in the bed of Moselle, 22 November 1875 Roman

Blank stone oculist's stamp (or seal), with inscriptions of five sides, found in the bed of the river Moselle, France. Roman, c. 400BC-400AD. Oculist's were specialised eye doctors, who treated eye diseases such as cataracts.

Details

Category:
Classical & Medieval Medicine
Object Number:
A629428
type:
stamp
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
credit:
Kalebdjian