Craniotomy Perforator


This type of craniotomy perforator was associated with Franz Karl Naegele (1778-1851), a German obstetrician who taught at the University of Heidelberg. This example may date from around 1900.

Ref: George Tiemann & Co., Armamentarium Chirurgicum (New York, 1879), p. 111.

Date Made: ca 1900

Location: Currently not on view

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Credit Line: from Edgar Haybeck, M.D., Obstetric & Gynecology, Centreal Medico-Surgical Clinic, West Allis WI

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: MG.316358.73Catalog Number: 316358.73Accession Number: 316358

Object Name: Scissors, Crainiotomy, Smelliescissors, craniotomyOther Terms: Scissors, Crainiotomy, Smellie; Medicine

Measurements: overall: 1/4 in x 11 in x 2 in; .635 cm x 27.94 cm x 5.08 cmoverall: 10 7/8 in x 2 in x 1/2 in; 27.6225 cm x 5.08 cm x 1.27 cm


Record Id: nmah_734660

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