Iron strigil

Greek, East Greek


Findspot: Anatolia (Turkey), Troad, Assos (Behramkale), Necropolis, Sarcophagus "A"

Dimensions

Overall: 3.5 x 2.9 x 18.4 cm (1 3/8 x 1 1/8 x 7 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

RES.84.69

Medium or Technique

Iron

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Recreational

Three fragments of an iron strigil with fragments of cloth adhering. All heavily rusted.

Provenance

From Assos (Behramkale, Turkey); Sarcophagus "A". 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