Mirror

Egyptian
Old Kingdom to First Intermediate Period, Dynast
2323–2040 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesheikh

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .156 D. .170 over handle

Accession Number

12.1356

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Cosmetic and medical

Bronze disc with short handle for attachment. Fragments of wood and cloth adhering to patina.

Provenance

From Mesheikh. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1912: assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition