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h [electronic resource].
1 spatula :
b copper alloy, patinated ;
13.8 x 0.6-0.3 cm.
Box number: 05.
Item number: 010.
Color: green and brown.
Discovery location: Eastern Mediterranean region.
View description: Side view.
John Stewart Milne, Surgical instruments in Greek and Roman times,
p. 63-68; p. 72-73.
Slender tool with a rounded end tapers gently along the solid cylindrical shaft toward the flat blade. The narrow section of the shaft before the blade is embellished with an inscribed line that makes ten turns around the shaft over a distance of 1.8 cm. The tip of the blade is flat, rounded and chipped in two places.
Medical instruments and apparatus.
t Farid Karam M.D. Lebanon Antiquities Collection.