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Engraved tang mirror On the reverse of the mirror is an ovolo border with alternating V-shaped points. Within the border are two nude males. On the left is Poseidon, seated on his cloak which has been thrown over the rocks. He is filleted and holds his trident in his left hand. At the...

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Provenance

By 1899: with E. P. Warren; purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, 1899, for $ 32,500.00 (this is the total price for MFA 99.338-99.542)

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Italic, Etruscan, Hellenistic Period, 325–300 B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 380.

Dimensions

Diameter: 15.6 cm (6 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

99.493

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Cosmetic and Medical