Amber \ with inclusions (-66000000) by UnknownPharmacy Museum
The disease is older than the human being ,and the proof of this are fossils, skeletons and prehistoric artifacts. One of the main transmitters of disease is the mosquito that we can find in this exhibition, preserved in amber.
Fossil (-570000000) by UnknownPharmacy Museum
Fossil | Morocco
c. 570- 505 million years
Canopic Chest (-0664) by UnknownPharmacy Museum
The Egyptians believed in life after death, but for the soul to be resurrected, a well-preserved body was needed. The viscera, like stomach, intestines and lungs, were removed and placed in canopic vessels.
vase (-247) by UnknownPharmacy Museum
Classical Antiquity | Greece
The great achievement of Greek medicine was its search for natural bases to explain the disease, its causes and treatments. Medicine and pharmacy were not based on religion and magic or superstition. The term "father of medicine" is traditionally applied to Hippocrates.
Alabastron (-500) by UnknownPharmacy Museum
Alabastron | Greece
5th century b.C.
Rhyton (-100) by UnknownPharmacy Museum
Rython | Persia
c. 1st century b.C.
Anatomical model for acupuncture (1801) by UnknownPharmacy Museum
Traditional Chinese medicine is linked to the cosmological doctrine of the Yi-King. Our body is full of energy that, when estimulated, relieve pain. This anatomical model indicates that they studied and knew the human body energy circuits.
Resting seat (1901) by UnknownPharmacy Museum
Tribes of South America
Among the indigenous peoples of South America, death is a return to the original habitat, a process of spiritualization, after the materialization of the human body that occurred during childbirth. They live with the idea of returning to the «ideal world».
Bowl (1662) by UnknownPharmacy Museum
Bleeding Bowl | Lisbon
Romanov's Portable Pharmacie (1820) by Heinrich Gambs (1765-1831)Pharmacy Museum
At the time of the discoveries, great progress was made with the intersection of diverse medical theories, in addition to classical doctrines. Therapeutics were traditional methods: purges, bleeds, enemas.
statuette (1801) by UnknownPharmacy Museum
Figurine | Mali
A patient with the whole body covered with protruding bulges
Mortar (1763) by UnknownPharmacy Museum
Mortar | Portugal
With the representation of the coat of arms of the Portuguese Royal House and the date 1763
Poster (1895) by L. ValletPharmacy Museum
Pharmaceutical advertising appears essentially in the middle of the century, with the the development of chemical medicines. These advertisements were created with the intention of getting people to start consuming these drugs, making a very exaggerated side exalt.
Islamic Pharmacy (1801) by UnknownPharmacy Museum
This Pharmacy, which existed inside a palace in Damascus in the 19th century, functioned as a teaching and pharmacy center. Since the 19th century, Damascus has taken on an important component in the development of teaching and the practice of pharmacy and Islamic medicine.
Pharmacy Estácio (1924) by UnknownPharmacy Museum
This Pharmacy, located at Rua Sá da Bandeira in Porto, owes its name to Emílio Faria Estácio (1854-1919), a pharmacist at the University of Coimbra. In 1975, a large fire at Rua Sá da Bandeira hit the Pharmacy and destroyed much of its interior.