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Mirror: Band of molding on the (edge of the) disc; on the reverse side, engraved concentric circles. Cover: Concentric moldings on the inside; exterior undecorated. Deep, olive green patina with some encrustation and small areas of lighter green.

Provenance

By date unknown: Miss Catharine M. Peacock Collection (said to have been excavated in London during the 19th century); gift of Miss Catharine M. Peacock to MFA, June 3, 1948

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Catharine M. Peacock

Roman, Roman Period,

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 400; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 123 (additional published references).

Dimensions

Diameter: 12 cm (4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

48.1093a-b

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Cosmetic and Medical