Item Details

Ancient Roman Rectal Speculum (Replica)

Online; Physical Object
Bronze (Metal)
Replica of an ancient Roman rectal speculum from the first century A.D. Most likely a replica of instrument number 295 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
University of Virginia Medical Artifacts Collection
Historical Collections & Services, Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, Charlottesville, Va.
Retrieval ID
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