A dried seahorse.

A dried seahorse
Collection MAE RAS: № 13-46a
Image ID: 1241859940
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Museum inventory number:
№ 13-46a
Title:
A dried seahorse
Dating:
19th c.
Location:
Japan
Dimensions, cm:
20.0 x 5.5 x 4.0
Collector:
Overmeer Fisscher, van Iohann Friedrich, Foreign corresponding member of the Academy of Sciences in St.Petersburg
Commentation:
Traditional Japanese pharmacology used dried seahorses as a specific medicine, used to enhance sexual stamina, too.