Ancient Roman and Greek surgical instruments (1-9)

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Ancient Roman and Greek surgical instruments(1-9): 1) Blunt hook, bronze, encrusted. Roman; 2) Surgical dissector. Bronze, encrusted, right angle hook on either end; 3) No information; 4) Probe or bodkin. Bronze, encrusted, double eye (may have been used surgically). 5 1/4" long; 5) Graeco-Roman, bronze surgical instruments; 6) Double ended probe- Museum No. unreadable; 7) Roman bronze probe; 8) Surgical tube, bronze, encrusted, curved. 4" long. Found in Rome during excavations, 1932; 9) Bronze scissors with curved pointed blades and hook handles crossed and joined by a rivet; part of one handle missing

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