Jama Coaque Terracotta Sculpture of a Standing Woman Origin: Northern Manabi, Ecuador Circa: 200 BC to 600 AD Dimensions:15” (38.1cm) high x 9.375” (23.8cm) wide Collection: Pre-Columbian Medium: Terracotta
Pharmacy cabinet, 1400-1850. Over a metre high, cedar wood overlaid with brass, engraved and embossed. The inside is decorated with mother-of-pearl. Middle East.
Islamic medicine saw the opening of the first pharmacies in the 1200s. Islamic pharmacy drew partly on Greek knowledge of herbal medicine and also contributed new information about previously unknown plants and herbs. Via