Description: Slender tool with a rounded end tapers gently along the solid cylindrical shaft toward the flat blade. The narrow section of the shaft before the blade is embellished with an inscribed line that makes ten turns around the shaft over a distance of 1.8 cm. The tip of the blade is flat, rounded and chipped in two places.
Measurements (cm): H: 13.8 W: 0.3 – 0.6
Milne, John S. 1907. Surgical Instruments in Greek and Roman Times. Pp. 63-68, 72-73, Plate XV.