Tanasi, Davide; Hassam, Stephan
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.
Copper Spatula Probe
1 spatula : copper alloy
Medical instruments and apparatus, Pharmacy paraphernalia, 3D model
19.4 x 1.4-0.3 cm.
1st-3rd centuries CE
Eastern Mediterranean region
Physical Collection ID
Spatulas (Artists' tools)
Digital 3D model
University of South Florida. Library. Special Collections Department (LOC)
Farid Karam Lebanon Collections of Antiquities
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.
Farid Karam Collection of Graeco-Roman Antiquities
Laser Scanning, Geomagic Wrap 2015
University of South Florida. Department of History (LOC)
Unknown, "Spathomele" (2022). Farid Karam M.D. Lebanon Antiquities Collection. 10.