Spathomele

Title

Spathomele

Alternative Title

Spatula probe

Creator

Unknown

Files

Streaming Media

Contributor

Tanasi, Davide; Hassam, Stephan

Abstract

Slender tool with an olivate finial at one end and a trapezoidal blade at the other. The slender shaft is cylindrical and solid. The transition from a cylinder to a flat blade is marked by the edge of the cylinder.

Keywords

Copper Spatula Probe

Description

1 spatula : copper alloy

Subject: topical

Medical instruments and apparatus, Pharmacy paraphernalia, 3D model

Material

copper alloy

Dimensions

19.4 x 1.4-0.3 cm.

Time Period

1st-3rd centuries CE

Discovery Location

Eastern Mediterranean region

Language

English

Physical Collection ID

R30

Genre

Spatulas (Artists' tools)

Format

Digital 3D model

Holding Location

University of South Florida. Library. Special Collections Department (LOC)

Collection

Farid Karam Lebanon Collections of Antiquities

Notes

citation/reference: Il Museo di Taranto: cento anni di archeologia; Lawrence J. Bliquez, Roman surgical instruments; John Stewart Milne, Surgical instruments in Greek and Roman times. Color: dull reddish brown with blue-green patina.

Physical Collection

Farid Karam Collection of Graeco-Roman Antiquities

Box Number

5

Equipment

Romer AbsoluteArm

Identifier

R30-00008

Capture Technique

Laser Scanning, Geomagic Wrap 2015

Affiliation

University of South Florida. Department of History (LOC)

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