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Mirror handle

Brown and green schist mirror handle in the form of a papyrus plant. Currently attached to mirror, 24.735.

Provenance

From Uronarti fort. 1929: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, reign of Senwosret III, 1836–1759 B.C.

Object Place

Uronarti, Nubia, Sudan

Findspot

Uronarti, Nubia, Sudan

Accession Number

29.2295

Medium or Technique

Stone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Cosmetic and Medical