Tanasi, Davide; Hassam, Stephan
The small tool has two flat and broad ends that are rounded and unserrated. One overhangs the other by 0.2 cm. The item is bent at the hinge in a circular shape so that the legs extend parallel to each other. The grip is sufficient for grasping lightweight material.
1 pair of small tongs : copper alloy
Medical instruments and apparatus, Tongs, Three-dimensional modeling, 3D model
6.2 x 1.2-0.6 cm.
1st-3rd centuries CE
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; John Stewart Milne, Surgical instruments in Greek and Roman times. Color: greenish brown. View description: Side view.
Farid Karam Collection of Graeco-Roman Antiquities
Laser Scanning, Geomagic Wrap 2015
University of South Florida. Department of History (LOC)
Unknown, "Tweezers" (2022). Farid Karam M.D. Lebanon Antiquities Collection. 8.