Small hacksaw-shaped amputation saw

Made:
1501-1600 in Europe

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Small hacksaw-shaped amputation saw, perhaps Italian, 16th century

Details

Category:
Surgery
Collection:
Sir Henry Wellcome's Museum Collection
Object Number:
A610714
Materials:
incomplete, steel (metal) and wood (unidentified)
type:
amputation saw
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • surgical equipment
  • surgical instrument
  • surgical saw