Iron strigil handle
Greek, East Greek
Findspot: Anatolia (Turkey), Troad, Assos (Behramkale), Sarcophagus 9
2.5 x 13.7 cm (1 x 5 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Iron handle for strigil; wound with thongs of much decayed leather. Fine condition when first found but crumbled in atmosphere. Much encrusted with earth. See second report from Assos.
From Assos (Behramkale, Turkey); Sarcophagus 9. 188?: excavated by the Archaeological Institute of America; gift of the Archaeological Institute of America to MFA, January 15, 1884.
Gift of the Archaeological Institute of America