Bloodletting Knife Blade


Thumbnail of Bloodletting Knife Blade (1936.02.0001B)

Basic Information

Artifact Identification Bloodletting Knife Blade   (1936.02.0001B)
  1. Science & Technology T&E
  2. :
  3. Medical & Psychological T&E
  4. :
  5. Medical Instruments
Artist/Maker "Fischer" inscribed near to attachment hole.
Geographic Location
Period/Date 18th century
Culture N/A

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 7.6 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 2.3 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 0.4 cm
Weight 7 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Metal--Steel
Manufacturing Processes Cast, Forging
Munsell Color Information Dark Gray (N 3.75) -ns Light Gray (5YR 7.5/0.5) -Blade Dark Grayish Brown (5YR 2/2) -Handle

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A
Comparanda N/A

McKay, HIll, & Buckler, History of Western Society, p.

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Purchase
Reproduction no
Reproduction Information N/A

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