Ancient surgical instruments Public Deposited

Medical Museum Collection, Box 114

Digital photograph of a set of five replicas of ancient surgical instruments from the Garamycin Collection of Ancient Surgical Instruments, mounted on a red panel for display. A black and white print of a medieval illustration of medical practice is also included. A ruler has been placed in the foreground for size comparison.

A set of five replicas of ancient surgical instruments from the Garamycin Collection of Ancient Surgical Instruments, mounted on for display. The wooden-framed display panel has a red felt background and measures 35.5 x 22.7 x 1.5 cm. Mounted on the board are replicas of: 1) Babylonian bronze scalpel, 2) Egyptian knife, 3) Arabic forceps, 4) 18th century European drill, and 5) a Peruvian hatchet. Each instrument has a printed identification label. A black and white print of a medieval illustration of medical practice is also included. The display was donated by Schering Corp., and is in excellent condition.

ca. 1950-1960?

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