A detail of a 17th century Indian bezoar stone container showing a unicorn. Unicorn horns were (like bezoars) believed to counter poison. A still image taken from the Met’s short film about this exceedingly rare and beautiful object.

A detail of a 17th century Indian bezoar stone container showing a unicorn. Unicorn horns were (like bezoars) believed to counter poison. A still image taken from the Met’s short film about this exceedingly rare and beautiful object.

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