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Bronze mirror

Heavy bronze mirror

Provenance

Gebel Barkal; PYR VIII; Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Meroitic Period, 263 B.C.–A.D. 248

Findspot

Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Length 22 cm (8 11/16 in.) Diameter 15.6

Accession Number

16-4-82a

Medium or Technique

Bronze / Wood

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Cosmetic and Medical