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Bronze pessary, Roman, 200 BCE-400 CE

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A pessary can be one of three things: a device to support the vagina or uterus; a form of contraception; or a medical treatment. This bronze ring which has two parts was used to support the uterus. maker: Unknown maker Place made: Roman Republic and Empire

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