Iron strigil handle

Greek, East Greek


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

Dimensions

M 617: 6 1/4" x 1 3/16" M 618: 6 3/8" x 2 1/2"

Accession Number

RES.84.80

Medium or Technique

Iron

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Recreational

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.

[For reference:
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.]

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