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Date

c. 1832

Description

Trepanation Instrument (E-3) also known as a trephine. Trepanation is perhaps known as the oldest form of neurosurgery. This instrument was used to bore a round hole in the skull and take a bone sample. This instrument has two thumb screws which can regulate the depth.

Item Type

medical instrument

Material Type

metal

Date Uploaded

08.07.2017

Dimensions

6 x 1.5

Dimensions Notes

All measurements were taken in centimeters. Measurements are listed as “length by width by height” or “height by diameter” unless otherwise noted.

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