Greek Strigil

Culture: Greek
Period: 4th century B.C.
Material: Bronze
Dimensions: 27.3 cm long
Price: Sold
Ref: 2167
Provenance: Collection Wolfgang Zoepnek, Dassendorf, Germany. Acquired at Galerie Antiken-Kabinett Gackstätter (Liste Nr. 1421). With certificate of Antiken-Kabinett Gackstätter.
Condition: Intact with an ancient reparation.
Description: Greek strigil with a wide, deeply curved blade. The blade is fixed with the handle by in total four rivets. Possibly the handle was already changed in ancient times. Strigils were used for cleaning the bodies. The oil applied on the skin was scrapped off with it.