Mirror handle

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Semna, S 523.

Dimensions

Overall: 8.5 x 2.5 x 1 cm (3 3/8 x 1 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

24.2047

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Cosmetic and medical

Handle and socket of mirror. Three horizontal lines incised and v-shaped at the end.

Provenance

From Semna, S523. 1924: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition