270 B.C.–A.D. 320
Findspot: Nubia, Gammai, Tomb 116
Length of handle x diameter: 6.5 x 16 cm (2 9/16 x 6 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This disc-shaped mirror has an ornamental handle that, when originally attached, would have projected vertically from the center of back. It is currently not affixed to its original position. There is significant wear on several surfaces, some foreign (possibly modern?) substances adhering, and small areas of light green bronze patina.
From Gammai, Tomb 116. By 1924: with Mrs. Oric Bates. 1924: Given to the MFA by Mrs. Oric Bates.
(Accession Date: September 4, 1924)
Gift of Mrs. Oric Bates