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Ancient Roman Forceps (Replica)

Format
Online; Physical Object
Type
Medical Equipment; Bronze (Metal)
Summary
Replica of ancient Roman forceps from the first century A.D. Most likely a replica of instrument number 249 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
artifacts00203