Double-bladed spine saw with inlaid ebony handle
Autopsy--Equipment and supplies
Surgical instruments and apparatus
Used in post-mortem procedures
Silver saw with ebony handle used to cut sections through the spinal cord. The width of the sections could be varied with the screw and nut mechanism.
Health Sciences Library
State University of New York at Buffalo
David Burns (Firm)
Contact the History of Medicine Collection, http://ublib.buffalo.edu/libraries/units/hsl/history/
29 x 6 x2.5 cm.
Ebony and silver
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