Roman iron strigil

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

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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.

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43 AD - 410 AD
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© Museum of London

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