Culture: Cypriot

Medium: Bronze

Dimensions: Other: 7 3/16in. (18.3cm)

Classification: Bronzes

Credit Line: The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76

Accession Number: 74.51.5509


This bronze spatula consists of a long shaft with an olivary point at one end and a broad flat blade, oar-shaped and blunt-edged, at the other. It was a pharmaceutical, rather than strictly surgical, instrument.