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Fragments of a mirror

Nubian
Early Kerma
2400–2050 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, KN 100-1

Accession Number

16-4-1261

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Cosmetic and medical

Wooden handle of a bronze mirror (the mirror is supposed to be with the handle according to the register but is missing).

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma. KN 100-1. 1916 : excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition