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Mirror Plate

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This is a roughly circular mirror plate with a tang.

Provenance

From Nubia, KN 131-2 . 1916: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian,

Findspot

Nubia, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 14.2 x 13.5 (5 9/16 x 5 5/16)

Accession Number

16-4-1374

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Cosmetic and Medical