Handle of strigil

Greek, East Greek


Findspot: Anatolia (Turkey), Troad, Assos (Behramkale), Necropolis

Dimensions

3.2 x 2.9 x 12.4 cm (1 1/4 x 1 1/8 x 4 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

RES.84.52

Medium or Technique

Iron

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Recreational

Strigil handle. Flat thin bar, turned up at right angles at one end and over in direction parallel to it. Both ends show fracture. Very much rusted.

From Necropolis (probably sarc. q. (see pencil drawing.)

Provenance

From Assos (Behramkale, Turkey); necropolis. 188?: excavated by the Archaeological Institute of America; gift of the Archaeological Institute of America to MFA, January 15, 1884.

Credit Line

Gift of the Archaeological Institute of America