Historical cupping kit

Historical cupping kit

N060/0080 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 40.5MB

Downloadable file size: 3.0MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Caption: Historical cupping kit. The metal cups were heated and placed rim down onto the skin. As the air trapped inside them cooled and contracted, the resulting partial vacuum pulled the skin upwards into the cup. Blood was also drawn to the area, and it was believed that this removed harmful excess blood from diseased organs nearby. In wet cupping, the skin was cut and blood that flowed into the cup was removed.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: box, case, cup, cupping kit, cups, device, equipment, healthcare, historical, history, medical, medicine, tool, treatment, vacuum

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.