Tanasi, Davide; Hassam, Stephan
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.
Copper Toggle Pin
1 needle : copper alloy
Medical instruments and apparatus, Pins and needles, Needles (Piercing tools), Three-dimensional modeling, 3D model
12.2 x 0.7-0.2 cm.
Eastern Mediterranean region
Physical Collection ID
Needles (Piercing tools)
Digital 3D model
University of South Florida. Library. Special Collections Department (LOC)
Farid Karam Lebanon Collections of Antiquities
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.
Farid Karam Collection of Graeco-Roman Antiquities
Laser Scanning, Geomagic Wrap 2015
University of South Florida. Department of History (LOC)
Unknown, "Needle" (2022). Farid Karam M.D. Lebanon Antiquities Collection. 4.