Ornate bow-frame amputation saw

Made:
1601-1700
maker:
Unknown

Ornate bow-frame amputation saw, with ivory handle, c. 1650

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Science Museum: Medicine: The Wellcome Galleries

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Details

Category:
Surgery
Object Number:
A85256
Materials:
complete, ivory and steel (metal)
type:
amputation saw
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • surgical equipment
  • surgical instrument
  • surgical saw
credit:
Loan, Wellcome Trust

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