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Bronze mirror

Nubian
Meroitic Period
263 B.C.–A.D. 248


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, PYR VIII

Dimensions

Length 22 cm (8 11/16 in.) Diameter 15.6

Accession Number

16-4-82a

Medium or Technique

Bronze / Wood

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Cosmetic and medical

Heavy bronze mirror

Provenance

Gebel Barkal; PYR VIII; Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition