Fleam

Description:

Fleam used for bloodletting.

Location: Currently not on view

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1977.0789.33Catalog Number: 1977.0789.33Accession Number: 1977.0789

Object Name: FleamfleambloodlettingOther Terms: Fleam; Bloodletting Instruments

Physical Description: metal, steel (overall material)metal, brass (overall material)Measurements: folded: 3.4 cm x 1 cm x 9.5 cm; 1 5/16 in x 3/8 in x 3 3/4 inoverall, folded: 3/8 in x 3 3/4 in x 1 1/4 in; .9525 cm x 9.525 cm x 3.175 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-08d4-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1169799

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