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Title

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Alternative Title

Needle

Creator

Unknown

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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

Time Period

1500-1200 BCE

Material

Copper alloy

Language

English

Type

InteractiveResource

Dimensions

23.1 x 0.7-0.3 cm.

Media Type

Photograph

Format

Digital 3D model

Discovery Location

Eastern Mediterranean region

Holding Location

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

Physical Collection

Farid Karam Collection of Graeco-Roman Antiquities

Box Number

4

Physical Collection ID

R30

Identifier

R30-00027

Notes

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

Equipment

Romer AbsoluteArm

Capture Technique

Laser Scanning, Geomagic Wrap 2015

Affiliation

University of South Florida. Department of History (LOC)

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