Surgical knife, southern Nigeria, c. 1871-1930.

Made:
1871-1930 in Nigeria

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Steel surgical knife, short flat blade rounded at end, tanged into wooden handle, for opening abscesses in the grain, Southern Nigeria, 1871-1930

Details

Category:
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Object Number:
A120305
Materials:
steel and wood, handle
type:
surgical instruments
credit:
Jeffreys, M.D.W.