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Ancient Roman Bloodletting Cup (Replica)

Format
Online; Physical Object
Type
Bronze (Metal)
Summary
Replica of ancient Roman bloodletting cup, wet and dry, from the first century AD. Most likely a replica of a variation of instrument number 2 cataloged in the following source: Bliquez, L.J. (1994) Roman surgical instruments and other minor objects in the National Archaeological Museum of Naples. Manz, von Zabern. Donated to the University of Virginia by members of the 8th Evacuation Hospital Unit of the United States Army.
Date Created
1944; circa 1944
Collection
University of Virginia Medical Artifacts Collection
Location
Historical Collections & Services, Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, Charlottesville, Va.
Retrieval ID
artifacts00152
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