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Iron strigil handle

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Iron handle of strigil described in Register as very broad. Shank part convex and then bowl with ragged concave edges. WHAT is the attached picture?? M 618 is painted on the piece. [For reference: M 617: Thin shank spreading out to spoon shape, broken ragged edges at ends. M 618: Shank...

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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

M 617: 6 1/4" x 1 3/16" M 618: 6 3/8" x 2 1/2"

Accession Number

RES.84.80

Medium or Technique

Iron

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Recreational