Spathomele

Title

Spathomele

Alternative Title

Spatula probe

Creator

Unknown

Files

Streaming Media

Contributor

Tanasi, Davide; Hassam, Stephan

Abstract

View description: Front view.

Keywords

Copper Spatula Probe

Description

1 spatula : copper alloy

Subject: topical

Medical instruments and apparatus, Pharmacy paraphernalia, 3D model

Material

Copper alloy

Dimensions

10.7 x 1.0-0.2 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/reference: John Stewart Milne, Surgical instruments in Greek and Roman times., Color: dark greenish-brown. Slender tool has an olivary point at one end, three round bands midway down the solid cylindrical shaft and a flat, broad spatula at the other end. The spatula is chipped on two sides; the tip of the oar-shaped blade is worn away. This item may also be referred to as a spathomele. Condition: Very good.

Physical Collection

Farid Karam Collection of Graeco-Roman Antiquities

Box Number

3

Equipment

Romer AbsoluteArm

Identifier

R30-00011

Capture Technique

Laser Scanning, Geomagic Wrap 2015

Affiliation

University of South Florida. Department of History (LOC)

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