The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
The handle at the middle is square in section. At one end, there is a slot for the insertion of a sharp iron blade (now missing), and at other end, there is a leaf-shaped blade for blunt dissection procedures.
Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 4844, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1915. Greek, Etruscan and Roman Bronzes. no. 1770, p. 453, New York: Gilliss Press.