M0004899: Greek seer Calchas examining a liver, decoration on an Etruscan mirror

October 1936
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About this work

Also known as

Previous title, replaced November 2021: God Cachas examining liver of a victim.


Reproduction of a photograph of a bronze Etruscan mirror held by the Vatican Museum, Rome. Published in Laignel-Lavastine, M: Histoire generale de la medecine, de la pharmacie, de l'art dentaire et de l'art veterinaire, Paris : Albin Michel éditeur, [1936-1949]


October 1936

Physical description

1 photograph glass plate negative; 12 x 16.5 cm

Related material

Wellcome Collection holds the publication depicted in the glass plate negative


Catalogue data comes from a combination of entries in the original glass plate registers, metadata created when the glass plates were digitised in the early 2000s and enhancements made by the cataloguer in 2022.

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