Mirror

Egyptian
Old Kingdom
2675–2130 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza

Dimensions

Diameter: 19.2 cm (7 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.1324

Medium or Technique

Copper

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Cosmetic and medical

Heavily incrusted, traces of fibre (wood?) on tang; complete, perfect.

Provenance

From Giza, G 2347a A. 1935: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition