Late Archaic or Early Classical Period
about 5th century B.C.
Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 614; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 126 (additional published references).
Width x length: 3 x 18.8 cm (1 3/16 x 7 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This strigil is perfect in form, with a deeply hollowed blade and a lozenge-pointed end to the handle. Much encrustation.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; November 4, 1890: gift of Edward Perry Warren to MFA
Gift of Edward Perry Warren