Spathomele

Title

Spathomele

Alternative Title

Spatula

Creator

Unknown

Files

Streaming Media

Contributor

Tanasi, Davide; Hassam, Stephan

Abstract

Slender tool with a rounded end tapers gently along the solid cylindrical shaft toward the flat blade. The narrow section of the shaft before the blade is embellished with an inscribed line that makes ten turns around the shaft over a distance of 1.8 cm. The tip of the blade is flat, rounded and chipped in two places.

Keywords

Copper Spatula Probe

Description

1 spatula : copper alloy, patinated

Subject: topical

Artists' tools, Medical instruments and apparatus, 3D model

Material

copper alloy

Dimensions

13.8 x 0.6-0.3 cm.

Time Period

1st-3rd centuries CE

Discovery Location

Eastern Mediterranean region

Language

English

Physical Collection ID

R30

Genre

Artists' materials.

Format

Digital 3D model

Holding Location

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

Collection

Farid Karam Lebanon Collections of Antiquities

Notes

citation/referenc: John Stewart Milne, Surgical instruments in Greek and Roman times. Color: green and brown. View description: Side view. Condition: Good.

Physical Collection

Farid Karam Collection of Graeco-Roman Antiquities

Box Number

5

Equipment

Romer AbsoluteArm

Identifier

R30-00010

Capture Technique

Laser Scanning, Geomagic Wrap 2015

Affiliation

University of South Florida. Department of History (LOC)

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