Iron strigil handle
Greek, East Greek
Findspot: Anatolia (Turkey), Troad, Assos (Behramkale), Necropolis
M 617: 6 1/4" x 1 3/16" M 618: 6 3/8" x 2 1/2"
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Iron handle of strigil described in Register as very broad. Shank part convex and then bowl with ragged concave edges. WHAT is the attached picture??
M 618 is painted on the piece.
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