Two fragments of an iron strigil. A thin shaft, slightly curved and turned upward at both ends which seem to have been broken off. Very heavily incrusted. Particles of cloth adhering.
From Assos (Behramkale, Turkey); sarcophagus. 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
Greek, East Greek,
Assos (Behramkale), Troad, Anatolia (Turkey)
Frag. 1: Length x width: 9.2 x 1.1 cm (3 5/8 x 7/16 in.) Frag. 2: Length x width: 4.1 x 1.1 cm (1 5/8 x 7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique