Strigilis a item for epilation?
Personal hygiene in ancient a way
Already athletes of Greek Antiquity used the Strigilis regularly after training. In combination with hot steam baths with the Strigilis dust, oil and sweat were scrubbed of the body. Normally the Strigilis were fabricated out of materials like iron or bronze and combined with sponges and ointment to a handy hygiene set.
Roman Strigilis out of bronze
The Strigilis made out of massive bronze like its Roman model is perfectly appropriate as a highlight and useful item in the bathroom. With this Roman Strigilis you not only can keep your skin effectively clean, but also epilate annoying hair. This Roman Strigilis has the design coming from the 1st century AD to the middle of the 2nd century and with this apart from others falls into the time of the Severer.
- massive bronze casting, polished
- length circa 25 cm
- without decoration
Further tips for use
Such a Roman Strigilis as well is very well suitable in a small collection. You can use it as illustrative object, too, by using it as a practical example for the Roman daily cultre. Furthermore as well it is possible with this Roman Strigilis giving the own collection a new highlight and with this giving it a vivid touch. There aren't any limits for your fantasy!
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