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h [electronic resource].
1 pair of small tongs :
b copper alloy ;
6.2 x 1.2-0.6 cm.
Box number: 05.
Item number: 005.
Discovery location: Eastern Mediterranean region.
Color: greenish brown.
View description: Side view.
Lawrence J. Bliquez, Roman surgical instruments,
p. 182, no. 285, 286.
John Stewart Milne, Surgical instruments in Greek and Roman times,
The small tool has two flat and broad ends that are rounded and unserrated. One overhangs the other by 0.2 cm. The item is bent at the hinge in a circular shape so that the legs extend parallel to each other. The grip is sufficient for grasping lightweight material.
Medical instruments and apparatus.
t Farid Karam M.D. Lebanon Antiquities Collection.