Roman iron strigil
4 0 c m
 
30cm
actual image size: 22cm x 32cm

Roman iron strigil

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© Museum of London

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Iron strigil with flat handle with slot for a strap for suspension. Strigils were curved metal tool which were used in roman times to scrape dirt, sweat or oil from the human skin. It was usually used by athletes.
 

Artist/Photographer/Maker

 

Date

43 AD - 410 AD
 

Image Number

002370
 

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