Findspot: Anatolia (Turkey), Troad, Assos (Behramkale), Necropolis
Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 617; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 126-127 (additional published references).
12.1 x 2.9 cm (4 3/4 x 1 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Strigil handle with flat thin shank, terminating in bowl shaped convex above and broken ragged edge. Nearly all the blade is broken away. Green encrustation.
From Assos (Behramkale, Turkey); necropolis. 188?: excavated by the Archaeological Institute of America; gift of the Archaeological Institute of America to MFA, January 1884.
Gift of the Archaeological Institute of America