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.
1st-3rd centuries CE
6.2 x 1.2-0.6 cm.
Digital 3D model
Eastern Mediterranean region
University of South Florida. Library. Special Collections Department (LOC)
Farid Karam Collection of Graeco-Roman Antiquities
Physical Collection ID
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.
Unknown, "Tweezers" (2022). Farid Karam M.D. Lebanon Antiquities Collection. 8.
Laser Scanning, Geomagic Wrap 2015
University of South Florida. Department of History (LOC)