Late Middle Kingdom to early New Kingdom
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K III, 318
Height x width: 23.5 x 12.7 cm (9 1/4 x 5 in.)
Medium or Technique
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This mirror has an elaborate ornamental handle, decorated in a braided pattern ending with a capital surmounted by falcons. A gilded stud holds the disk and handle together.
From Kerma, K III, 318. 1914: 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.
(Accession date: March 1, 1920)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition