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Mirror and handle

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Wooden mirror handle mounted with bronze disk.

Provenance

From Deir el-Bersha, tomb 10, shaft A (tomb of Djehutynakht). May 1915: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt. (Accession Date: March 1, 1921)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, late Dynasty 11 – early Dynasty, 2010–1961 B.C.

Object Place for Label

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Deir el-Bersha, Egypt

Dimensions

Width x height x depth: 10.5 x 15.3 x 1.3 cm (4 1/8 x 6 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

21.11770

Medium or Technique

Wood

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Cosmetic and Medical