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Mirror and bottom of case

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The mirror is separated from its cover, which consists of an exterior decorated in relief (98.672c) and an interior decorated with incision (98.672b). The mirror itself is a disc of burnished bronze, a portion of the surface being still lustrous. The mirror is now welded to the bottom of the...

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By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: said to have been found in Corinth); 1898: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 69,618.13 (this figure is the total price for MFA 98.641-98.940)

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Early Hellenistic Period, 300–290 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Corinth, Corinthia, Greece (probably)

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 366; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 123 (additional published references).


Diameter: 19 cm (7 1/2 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Tools & equipment, Cosmetic and Medical