Needle

Title

Needle

Alternative Title

Bodkin

Creator

Unknown

Files

Streaming Media

Contributor

Tanasi, Davide; Hassam, Stephan

Abstract

The dark brown metal object tapers from a rectangular cross-section at the blunt head end to a rounded point. The forged eye of the needle is 3 cm. below the blunt end. The eye is clear of debris. The shaft bulges on either side of the large eye.

Keywords

Copper Toggle Pin

Description

1 needle : copper alloy

Subject: topical

Medical instruments and apparatus, Pins and needles, Needles (Piercing tools), Three-dimensional modeling, 3D model

Material

Copper alloy

Dimensions

12.2 x 0.7-0.2 cm.

Time Period

1500-1200 BCE

Discovery Location

Eastern Mediterranean region

Language

English

Physical Collection ID

R30

Genre

Needles (Piercing tools)

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: John Stewart Milne, Surgical instruments in Greek and Roman times; Lawrence J. Bliquez, Roman surgical instruments. 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

5

Equipment

Romer AbsoluteArm

Identifier

R30-00001

Capture Technique

Laser Scanning, Geomagic Wrap 2015

Affiliation

University of South Florida. Department of History (LOC)

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