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Medical Implements

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Medical Instruments

 

Date: before 79 AD.

Place: Pompeii, Italy

 

Photographed at the Naples National Archeological Museum, Naples, Italy.

 

 

 

Medical Instruments

 

Date: before 79 AD.

Place: Pompeii, Italy

 

Photographed at the Naples National Archeological Museum, Naples, Italy.

 

 

Medical Instruments

 

Date: before 79 AD.

Place: Pompeii, Italy

 

Photographed at the Naples National Archeological Museum, Naples, Italy.

 

 

Medical Instruments

 

No details

 

Photographed at the National Archeological Museum of Athens, Athens, Greece.

 

 

Medical Instruments

 

Date: Unknown (by Museum)

Place: Roman ? where

 

Photographed at the Neues Museum, Berlin, Germany.

 

 

Medical Instruments

 

Date: Unknown (by Museum)

Place: Roman ? where

 

Photographed at the Neues Museum, Berlin, Germany.

 

 

Medical Instruments

 

Date: Roman Period

Place: Not known (by Museum)

 

Photographed at the Neues Museum, Berlin, Germany.

 

 

Four Iron Surgical Knives

 

Date: c. 1st century AD.

Place: Near Smith’s Warf, London, England

 

Photographed at the British Museum, London, England.

 

 

Roman Medical Instruments

 

Date: 1st – 2nd century AD.

Place: various locations, Southern England

 

Photographed at the British Museum, London, England.

 

Bronze Bone Saw

 

Date: 1st – 3rd century AD.

Place: Probably France

 

Photographed at the British Museum, London, England.

 

 

Medical Instruments

 

Date: 1st Century AD.

Place: Italy

 

Photographed at the British Museum, London, England.

 

All Instruments in these images (next 6) were found together

 

 

Medical Forceps

 

Date: 1st Century AD.

Place: Italy

 

Photographed at the British Museum, London, England.

 

 

Medical Scoops and Spoons

 

Date: 1st Century AD.

Place: Italy

 

Photographed at the British Museum, London, England.

 

Medical Catheters

 

Date: 1st Century AD.

Place: Italy

 

Photographed at the British Museum, London, England.

 

 

Rectal Speculum

 

Date: 1st Century AD.

Place: Italy

 

Photographed at the British Museum, London, England.

 

 

Scalpel Handles

 

Date: 1st Century AD.

Place: Italy

 

Photographed at the British Museum, London, England.

 

(much of Iron blades has corroded away)

 

 

Bronze Scalpels (and Hatchet)

 

Date: Unknown, Roman period

Place: Sontheim, Germany

 

Photographed at the Limesmuseum, Aalen, Germany.