Tanasi, Davide; Hassam, Stephan
Slender instrument has a solid cylindrical shaft. On one end is an olivary point; on the other is an oblong spoon with a rounded bowl. The bowl of the spoon is cracked and bent. The side edges of the spoon are chipped while the fore edge is rounded.
Copper Spoon Probe
1 scoop probe : copper alloy
Surgical instruments and apparatus, Medical instruments and apparatus, Artists' materials
13.9 x 0.9-0.5 cm.
1st-3rd centuries CE
Eastern Mediterranean region
Physical Collection ID
Spatulas (Artists' tool)
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; Lawrence J. Bliquez, Roman surgical instruments. View description: Front view. The 3D model of this object was created under the supervision of Dr. Davide Tanasi.
Farid Karam Collection of Graeco-Roman Antiquities
Laser Scanning, Geomagic Wrap 2015
University of South Florida. Department of History (LOC)
Unknown, "Cyathiscomele" (2022). Farid Karam M.D. Lebanon Antiquities Collection. 16.