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The Surgery of Ancient Rome [electronic resource]: A Display of Surgical Instruments From Antiquity

created by Amanda McDaniel and Mitchell Hammond
Format
Manuscript/Archive; Online
Language
English
Summary
In 1947, reproductions of instruments excavated from the House of the Surgeon at Pompeii were presented to the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library by the 8th Evacuation Hospital Unit from the University of Virginia after its service in Italy during World War II. This web exhibit includes images and descriptions of instruments that were at a surgeon's disposal in the first century B.C.
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Mode of access: Internet.
Notes
Title from title screen; description based on the screen of November 12, 1998.
Credits
Text by Amanda McDaniel; web design by Amanda McDaniel and Mitchell Hammond.
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