17th century ivory anatomical models -Doctors weren't allowed to touch female patients so they would point where they were having pain using these figures
Ivory male and female anatomical figures
Ivory anatomical figure, Europe
Ivory anatomical model
Anatomical figures in ivory; 2 females.
Figura femenina usada como modelo anatómico (Italia, s. XVIII)
Anatomical manikin 3 France, Germany and Italy, ca. 1500-1700. Carved ivory Image Courtesy of the Alabama Museum of the Health Sciences, The University of Alabama at Birmingham These manikins, between 6 to 7 inches in length, were made from solid pieces of ivory. The arms were carved separately and are moveable. The thoracic and abdominal walls can be removed, revealing the viscera.