A Roman Medical Knife | 1st-3rd century AD

This is a Roman medical knife with iron double-edged leaf-shaped blade, bronze expanding octagonal handle. Fine condition, chipped.

Date1st-3rd century AD

Size: 175 mm / 86 g

Provenance: Purchased in 2020 from a London specialist auction. Formerly from the collection of a European gentleman living in South London; acquired 1970-1980.


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