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Iron strigil end

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Hollow curve, both ends ragged, no vestige of handle part.

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

12.7 x 3.2 cm (5 x 1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

RES.84.81

Medium or Technique

Iron

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Recreational