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Handle of strigil

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Strigil handle. Flat thin bar, turned up at right angles at one end and over in direction parallel to it. Both ends show fracture. Very much rusted. From Necropolis (probably sarc. q. (see pencil drawing.)

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

Greek, East Greek,

Findspot

Assos (Behramkale), Troad, Anatolia (Turkey)

Dimensions

3.2 x 2.9 x 12.4 cm (1 1/4 x 1 1/8 x 4 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

RES.84.52

Medium or Technique

Iron

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Recreational