Tanasi, Davide; Hassam, Stephan
View description: Front view.
Copper Spatula Probe
1 spatula : copper alloy
Medical instruments and apparatus, Pharmacy paraphernalia, 3D model
10.7 x 1.0-0.2 cm.
1st-3rd centuries CE
Eastern Mediterranean region
Physical Collection ID
Digital 3D model
University of South Florida. Library. Special Collections Department (LOC)
Farid Karam Lebanon Collections of Antiquities
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.
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. 13.