Defying Death: A Human Journey through Medicine
Welcome to Defying Death: A Human Journey Through Medicine. Humans’ obsession with their mortality is a global preoccupation. Medicine today continues to be shaped by religious, social, and practical methods. Artefacts from Asia, Europe, the Americas, and Africa demonstrate how humans have attempted to defy death and have a voice beyond the grave. Ranging from prehistoric trepanning tools to a virtual reality helmet, the objects encapsulate the history of medicine. How does your experience of medicine compare to the other cultures in this exhibition?
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