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  • Prostheses in Antiquity

    Edited by Jane Draycott

    Today, a prosthesis is an artificial device that replaces a missing body part, generally designed and assembled according to the individual’s appearance and functional needs with a view to being both as unobtrusive and as useful as possible. In classical antiquity, however, this was not necessarily…

    Hardback – 2018-09-10
    Medicine and the Body in Antiquity

  • Bodies of Evidence

    Ancient Anatomical Votives Past, Present and Future

    Edited by Jane Draycott, Emma-Jayne Graham

    Dedicating objects to the divine was a central component of both Greek and Roman religion. Some of the most conspicuous offerings were shaped like parts of the internal or external human body: so-called ‘anatomical votives’. These archaeological artefacts capture the modern imagination, recalling…

    Hardback – 2016-12-12
    Medicine and the Body in Antiquity

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