Tanasi, Davide; Hassam, Stephan
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.
1 probe : copper alloy
Medical instruments and apparatus, Pins and needles
23.1 x 0.7-0.3 cm.
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: Lawrence J. Bliquez, Roman surgical instruments. Color: Dark brown, dark green patina. View description: Side view. Condition: very good.
Farid Karam Collection of Graeco-Roman Antiquities
Laser Scanning, Geomagic Wrap 2015
University of South Florida. Department of History (LOC)
Unknown, "Probe" (2022). Farid Karam M.D. Lebanon Antiquities Collection. 29.