Mirror

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Talakhamani
435–431 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid XVI, room A

Dimensions

Diameter x thickness: 19 x 0.4 cm (7 1/2 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

16-12-292

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Cosmetic and medical

Circular mirror with a handle.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XVI (Talakhamani), room A. 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