Surgical Roman Instruments in the Museum of History of Medicine of the University of Rome "La Sapienza"

Valentina Gazzaniga, Carla Serrarcangeli

Abstract


The Museum of History of Medicine at he University of Rome "La Sapienza" keeps numerous roman surgical instruments, dating from 1st century A.D. This article offers a short review of the critical literature existing on the topic, together with a temporary catalogue of the instruments.

 

Key words: Medical instruments - History of Medicine - Ancient Rome 


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