Item Details

Ancient Roman Medical Instrument Handle (Replica)

Format
Online; Physical Object
Type
Bronze (Metal)
Summary
Replica of the handle of an unidentified medical instrument (ladle?) from the first century A.D. Most likely a replica of instrument number 140 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
artifacts00208
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