Iron strigil handle
Greek, East Greek
Findspot: Anatolia (Turkey), Troad, Assos (Behramkale), Necropolis
M 617: 15.9 x 3 cm (6 1/4 x 1 3/16 in.) M 618: 16.2 x 6.4 cm (6 3/8 x 2 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Iron handle of strigil with broken ragged edges at ends and thin shank spreading out to spoon shape. Very heavily incrusted.
M 617: Thin shank spreading out to spoon shape, broken ragged edges at ends.
M 618: Shank part convex and bowl concave with ragged broken edges.]
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.
Gift of the Archaeological Institute of America