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Mirror cover with female head in profile

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Cover separated from mirror (01.7496a). On the cover of the mirror, there is a large female head in relief, profile to left; her hair is done in the fashion called a melon hair style: twisted rows of hair are pulled back to a ring of braids on the nape of her neck. Drapery is arranged around...

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Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Athens: but it was one I had seen in Corinth years before.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December, 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Greek, Early Hellenistic Period, 300–280 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Corinth, Corinthia, Greece

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 371.

Dimensions

Diameter: 16 cm (6 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.7496b

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Cosmetic and Medical