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Mirror cover with female head

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Cover separated from mirror (01.7309a). On the cover, a female head is shown in three-quarter view in high relief to the right. Bits of background show that it was cut out of a larger composition, datable in the mid fourth century B.C. The late third century B.C. cover is fragmentary. The...

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1901: Source unknown; perhaps purchased from Edward Perry Warren; accessioned by MFA, 1901

Credit Line

Source unidentified

Greek, Late Classical and Early Hellenistic Period, 370–330 B.C. and 220–200 B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 373; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 123 (additional published references).


Height: 5.5 cm (2 3/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


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