Probe

Title

Probe

Alternative Title

Needle

Creator

Unknown

Files

Streaming Media

Contributor

Tanasi, Davide; Hassam, Stephan

Abstract

Long, slender object tapers from a rounded head at the thick end to a narrow rounded point. The shaft is pierced by a bore beginning 3.4 cm. below the rounded head. Heavy corrosion obscures the metal and creates a rough, lumpy surface.

Keywords

Copper Toggle Pin

Description

1 probe : copper alloy, patinated

Subject: topical

Medical instruments and apparatus, Pins and needles

Material

copper alloy

Dimensions

15.5 x 0.5-0.3 cm.

Time Period

1500-1200 BCE

Discovery Location

Eastern Mediterranean region

Language

English

Physical Collection ID

R30

Genre

Photograph

Format

Digital 3D model

Holding Location

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

Collection

Farid Karam Lebanon Collections of Antiquities

Notes

Color: Green, brown encrustation. View description: Side view. Condition: Fair. Heavy corrosion obscures the object's outline. The 3D model of this object was created under the supervision of Dr. Davide Tanasi.

Physical Collection

Farid Karam Collection of Graeco-Roman Antiquities

Box Number

4

Equipment

Romer AbsoluteArm

Identifier

R30-00023

Capture Technique

Laser Scanning, Geomagic Wrap 2015

Affiliation

University of South Florida. Department of History (LOC)

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