Surgical instrument

Greco-Roman


Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 633; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 127 (additional published references).

Dimensions

Length: 13 cm (5 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.164

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Cosmetic and medical

This is like a long, double-ended needle. Light green patina.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Rome.); gift of Edward Perry Warren to MFA, January 2, 1913

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Perry Warren