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Mexico: a Mayan shaman or medicine man performing bloodletting on a patient seated on a fallen tree. Photograph, ca. 1920.

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1920

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1920

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1 photograph : photoprint ; sheet 12.9 x 10.4 cm

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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 [...]

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Mexico: a Mayan shaman or medicine man performing bloodletting on a patient seated on a fallen tree. Photograph, ca. 1920. Credit: Wellcome Collection. CC BY


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