Handle of a mirror

Italic, Etruscan
Hellenistic Period
3rd century B.C.


Dimensions

Length: 9.5 cm (3 3/4 in.), Diameter: 4 cm (1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.2901

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Cosmetic and medical

A hollow cylinder with five raised bands running around it. See 13.2860.

Provenance

One of a group of objects said to have been found together in a tomb near Chiusi (probably in the Colle Lucioli just east of Chiusi) [MFA 13.2860-13.2901]; by 1913: with Raoul Tolentino, 57 Via Sistina, Rome; purchased by MFA from Raoul Tolentino, November 6, 1913

Credit Line

Francis Bartlett Donation of 1912