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Short description Right hand holding a injected dura mater.The little hand has its nails painted.
Description Ruysch Arm of a young child, looking as if it were still alive, holding in its hand a dura mater of a human, through which many injected arteries are crossing: Notice how thick, though, hard and tendon like the fleece is.
Keywords hand holding dura mater
Opening UBMO629052177
Number MAE Kunstkamera 4070-182
Number specimen 05.1.6
Wet/Dry wet
Condition good
Provenance Collection Frederik Ruysch, Amsterdam; Museum Imperiale Petropolitanum, Saint Petersburg; Peter the Great's Museum of Anthropology and Ethnography (Kunstkamera) Russian Academy of Sciences, Saint Petersburg
Literature Thesaurus anatomicus quintus (...).Het vyfde anatomisch cabinet (...) . Amsterdam 1705; Nr VI: Een armtje van een jong Kindje, mede levendigh van couleur, in wiens handje gevonden werd het harde of dikke Herssen-vlies van een mensch, waardoor men de opgevulde Slagaderen menighvuldigh ziet loopen: ook staat hier aan te merken, de ongemeene dikte, tayheyd, hardigheyd en peesagtigheyd van ’t geseyde vlies. Musei Imperialis Petropolitani vol 1, pars 1, qua continentur res naturales. Sint-Petersburg 1742. p. 40 Scrinium IV et V. 5. Brachium infantis viventis speciem referens et manu tenens duram matrem hominis, per quam plurimae arteriae, ceracea materia repletae sunt disseminatae. Quam dura crassa, tenax et veluti tendinosa sit dicta membrana, hic videre est, V. 6.
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