Tanasi, Davide; Hassam, Stephan
The greenish-brown metal object has a sharp end, an eye forged at the midsection and a rounded end. The object maintains a round cross-section throughout. The shaft bulges on either side of the eye, which is clear of debris. The object has 30 bands inscribed from the blunt end to 0.5 cm. below the eye.
Copper Toggle Pin
1 needle : copper alloy
Medical instruments and apparatus, Pins and needles, Needles (Piercing tools), Three-dimensional modeling, 3D model
7.4 x 0.5-0.1 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. View description: Front view. Condition: Excellent.
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. 5.