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Bronze cauterizing probe, Roman, 199 BCE-500 CE
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Bronze cauterizing probe, Roman, 199 BCE-500 CE
Cauterizing probe, bronze, Roman
Cauterizing probe, bronze, Roman. Graduated matt black perspex background.
Work Type
Classical & Medieval Medicine
Date
199 BCE-500 CE
Location
Roman Empire
Measurements
overall: 10 mm x 200 mm x 56 mm, 0.03kg
Description
Cauterizing probe, bronze, Roman
The bulb at one end of the probe is known as an olive. This part was used to apply medical treatments to wounds, eyes and ears as well as to apply cosmetics. It could also be used as a cautery to seal a wound by heating up the probe and using it on the body.
The bulb at one end of the probe is known as an olive. This part was used to apply medical treatments to wounds, eyes and ears as well as to apply cosmetics. It could also be used as a cautery to seal a wound by heating up the probe and using it on the body.
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Subject
probe
ID Number
co86759
Source
Image and original data from Science Museum Group
Rights
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All other source metadata is released under Creative Commons Zero.
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