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Carved wooden medicine box, Africa, 1880-1920

Science Museum, London

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It will probably never be known what medicines were carried in this carved wooden box. Knowledge about the healing properties of plants remained secret and was only passed between generations of African healers and herbalists. maker: Unknown maker Place made: Africa



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Carved wooden medicine box, Africa, 1880-1920. Credit: Science Museum, London. CC BY


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