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Roman medical tools found in grave

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Roman medical tools found in grave
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In Wehringen (southern Germany), in the area of ​​an ancient necropolis, a grave was discovered, with human remains buried in it along with a set of surgical instruments, a stone palette and a bronze first aid kit. The first aid kit has a sliding lid and separate compartments for storing medical substances.

As it turns out, the first-aid kit contains dried herbs and the remains of ointments. Interestingly, the names of drug manufacturers were also discovered. Spatulas were used to mix ingredients on a palette to produce medicine. The objects are dated to the middle of the 3rd century CE.


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