Italic, Latin, Faliscan
Late Classical or Hellenistic Period
about 350–300 B.C.
Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 378; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 123 (additional published references).
Diameter: 18.3 cm (7 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Incised decorations on back. A branch-perhaps of olive leaves-encloses the figures on the non-reflecting side of the mirror. A nude standing warrior with a spear is touched by a winged female and a man wearing a mantle. The scene may represent Achilles, Patroklos, and Nike
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1898: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 69,618.13 (this figure is the total price for MFA 98.641-98.940)
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund