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John Eliot, formerly at Exeter College and ...

Latin Text:

JOHANNES ELIOT, olim e Collegio Exon, utriusque AcademiŠ MedicinŠ Doctor, facultatem suam apud Cantuarienses Felicissime exercens, Calculum eximiŠ, quidem magnitudinis e vesica puellŠ octennis sua manu excisum, una cum duobus lapidibus ad Ammonis cornu similitudinem naturaliter formatis, quorum alter armatura Šnea obductus, huic MusŠo lubens donavit.

Translation:

John Eliot, formerly at Exeter College and a Doctor of Medicine of both Universities, practised successfully in Canterbury and removed an exceptionally large urinary stone from the bladder of an eight-year-old girl with his own hands. He gave it to the Museum together with two naturally formed stones, one of them mounted in bronze, which resemble the horn of Ammon.

Related Objects:AN1685A.324

Location:Not listed in the 1836 catalogue. The present location of these objects is unknown.

Year:MDCLXXXIII (1683);  Page Number: 6 (verso)

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