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Mirror

The reflective face of this mirror is composed of a falltened disk with a squared spike for insertion into a separately made handle.

Provenance

From Kerma, K III, 309. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan. (Accession date: March 1, 1920)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Late Middle Kingdom to early New Kingdom, 1700–1550 B.C.

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

20.1789a

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Cosmetic and Medical