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Engraved tang mirror On the reverse of the mirror On the extension, at the base of a lotus-bud wreath, is a nude figure who appears to be stepping upward to the left. It may be Eros. On the medallion are three human figures. The central figure is a partly draped woman with high sandals and...

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Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: From collection of Fanello Fanelli of Sartiano.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, October 1896

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Italic, Etruscan, Hellenistic Period, about 300 B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 379.

Dimensions

Length: 24 cm (9 7/16 in.), Diameter: 17 cm (6 11/16 in)

Accession Number

96.715

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Cosmetic and Medical