Trephine
Trephine
Trephine
Trephine
Trephine
Trephine


Comments and Tags

Be the first to comment on this item!




Medical
Military and Veterans
American Civil War ➔ Trephine

Identifier:
157210
Description:
Cross shaped tool with sharp circular opening with jagged teeth and needle, used to cut a hole in the skull.
Date:
circa 1865
Dimensions:
4" h 4" w
Current Location Status:
On Exhibit
Collection Tier:
Tier 2
Source:
Gift Of Dr. Henry L. Vander Kolk
Exhibits/Programs:
Thank God for Michigan: Stories from the Civil War (June 6 2011 – March 29 2015)
Thank God for Michigan was an exhibition developed by the GRPM to commemorate the sesquicentennial of the Civil War.  The exhibit featured over 150 artifacts from the GRPM's collection and told the story of the Civil War through the lens of soldiers and civilians from Michigan.

The Life of the Mind (October 2017 – January 2018)
Mental Health Treatment Through the 21st Century
Related Entity:
VanDer Kolk, Dr. Henry L. (donor)