Object: Box

Original iron and bronze fittings and wood reconstruction
House of Julius Polybius, Pompeii
Only the metal fittings survived, but from other items found nearby, we know that this was a chest for storing medications and medical instruments.
SAP No: 22297
Where was this found?
Relation to Daily Life in Pompeii


The wealthier citizens of Pompeii had access to surprisingly sophisticated medical care…

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