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Mirror handle

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, reign of Senwosret III
1836–1759 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Uronarti, Fort Room F119 K; Object Place: Sudan, Nubia, Uronarti

Accession Number

29.2295

Medium or Technique

Stone

Out on Loan

On display at Fitchburg Art Museum, Fitchburg, MA, since June 8, 1939

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Cosmetic and medical

Brown and green schist mirror handle in the form of a papyrus plant. Currently attached to mirror, 24.735.

Provenance

From Uronarti fort. 1929: 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