Mexico: a Mayan shaman or medicine man performing bloodletting on a patient seated on a fallen tree. Photograph, ca. 1920.
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Indian medicine man about to let blood by opening the temporal vein with a knife of volcanic glass ; Bloodletting by a Maya (Mexican) shaman using a snake's tooth [...]
1 photograph : photoprint ; sheet 12.9 x 10.4 cm
Wellcome Library no. 580998i
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