Trephine, in form of bow-drill shaft

Made:
1900-1915

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Trephine, in form of bow-drill shaft, wood with worked flint blade, for trephining, probably English, 1900-1915

Details

Category:
Surgery
Collection:
Sir Henry Wellcome's Museum Collection
Object Number:
A680632
Materials:
flint, blade and wood, shaft
type:
trephines surgery (cranial) and bow-drill shafts, surgery (cranial) and trephines
credit:
Loan, Wellcome Trust