Mirror with Bes-image
New Kingdom, early to mid-Dynasty 18
Findspot: Sudan, Semna, Room BN
height x width of disc: 22.1 x 11.25 cm (8 11/16 x 4 7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Bronze and wood
Egypt: New Kingdom Gallery (Gallery 210)
Bronze disc with wooden handle carved in form of Bes standing on papyrus column. Disc rivetted into handle. (Cleaned in the field).
From Semna, Room BN. 1928: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, January 1928; 1929: assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition