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Set of bronze strigils and carrying ring

Period:
Late Republican or Imperial
Date:
1st century B.C.–2nd century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
Approx. height of ring with hanging strigils as now bent 11 1/2 in. (29.2 cm)
Classification:
Bronzes
Credit Line:
Anonymous Gift, 1940
Accession Number:
40.59a–e
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Four strigils attached to a ring.
Alexander, Christine. 1941. "Notes: Greek and Roman Accessions." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 36(1): p. 18.

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