Skull clamp with ebony handles
Used to apply skull traction during surgery
Metal instrument with ebony handles that adjust to fit the clamp around the skull. The clamp has teeth on either side to secure the instrument to the skull.
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Clamp with ebony handles
Codman & Shurtleff, “Skull clamp with ebony handles,” Digital Collections - University at Buffalo Libraries, accessed February 27, 2021, https://digital.lib.buffalo.edu/items/show/16847.