Rib shears for use during post mortem

Made:
1820-1860 in France
maker:
Unknown
Rib shears, steel, probably French, 1820-1860. Part of a post mortem set, almost complete, in mahogany case, by

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Rib shears, steel, probably French, 1820-1860. Part of a post mortem set, almost complete, in mahogany case, by
Science Museum Group Collection
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Rib shears, steel, probably French, 1820-1860

Details

Category:
Anatomy & Pathology
Object Number:
A106316 Pt10
type:
rib shears pathology (post mortem) and pathology (post mortem) and rib shears
credit:
Loan, Wellcome Trust