4 pieces of obsidian

Made:
1918-1920 in England
maker:
Thomas Wilson Parry
4 pieces of obsidian (trephines) 4 pieces of obsidian (trephines) 4 pieces of obsidian (trephines)

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4 pieces of obsidian, possibly used as trephining instruments by Dr. T. Wilson Parry, in experiments on neolithic trephination, England, 1918-1920

Details

Category:
Surgery
Collection:
Sir Henry Wellcome's Museum Collection
Object Number:
A652069
Materials:
obsidian
type:
trephines
credit:
Loan, Wellcome Trust