Strigil

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Object Name: 
Strigil
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
66.1.111
Dimensions: 
Overall W: 1 cm, Diam: 9.6 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
99 BC-399 AD
Primary Description: 
Transparent yellowish brown. Drawn and tooled. Strigil, consisting of ribbon-like strip of glass with concave-convex cross section. Upper end is bent back, down, and in to form loop for suspension; strip descends vertically, then curves forward, down, and out, and tapers to point.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Sangiorgi, Giorgio, Former Collection
Sangiorgi, Sergio, Source
1966
Category: 
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume Three (2003) illustrated, pp. 53-54, 216, #974; BIB# 58895