Roman iron strigil
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actual image size: 22cm x 32cm

Roman iron strigil

© 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.


43 AD - 410 AD

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