Probe

Title

Probe

Alternative Title

Needle

Creator

Unknown

Files

Streaming Media

Contributor

Tanasi, Davide; Hassam, Stephan

Abstract

Long slender solid metal object has a flat head. The shaft tapers along the length of the object to terminate in a rounded point. An eye pierces the shaft 2.5 cm. below the flat head end. The eye is not reinforced and the shaft is not distorted on either side of the hole.

Keywords

Copper Needle

Description

1 probe : copper alloy

Subject: topical

Medical instruments and apparatus, Pins and needles

Material

Copper alloy

Dimensions

23.1 x 0.7-0.3 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

citation/reference: Lawrence J. Bliquez, Roman surgical instruments. Color: Dark brown, dark green patina. View description: Side view. Condition: very good.

Physical Collection

Farid Karam Collection of Graeco-Roman Antiquities

Box Number

4

Equipment

Romer AbsoluteArm

Identifier

R30-00027

Capture Technique

Laser Scanning, Geomagic Wrap 2015

Affiliation

University of South Florida. Department of History (LOC)

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