Apothecary and Medical Collection: Drug's Containers

Carla Serarcangeli

Abstract


The Historical Medicine Museum of the University of Rome "La Sapienza" exhibits a collection of wood containers originally used to preserve the "Semplici" or medical herbs. In this Article we considered the boxes, within the Gorga's collection, that were titled by names of the herbs that Erasmus Abundantia retained in this Erbarium composed for the Jubilee yer 1700.

 

Key words: Drug's containers - Apothecary - Medical collection 


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