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Urine director, Middle East, 1851-1910

Science Museum, London


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A spoon-like bowl is connected to a tube which is decorated with three carved bands on the handle. The female user directs urine into the spoon-like bowl and it is channelled through the tube. Such devices are still available today for use on long journeys or camping trips and especially at music festivals where the queues for toilets are often long. maker: Unknown maker Place made: Middle East


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Urine director, Middle East, 1851-1910. Credit: Science Museum, London. Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)

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