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Mirror with short handle

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Bronze; parts of cloth covering still adhering.

Provenance

From Sheikh Farag. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1913: assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, 1980–1630 B.C.

Findspot

Sheikh Farag, Egypt

Dimensions

Length x width: 12.8 x 12.3 cm (5 1/16 x 4 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.3571

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Cosmetic and Medical