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Mirror Cables

Museu Nacional

Museu Nacional

Bronze. The mirror on the right represents an Ionic-style Kouros, VI century BC Very frequent in funerary contexts, the mirrors were buried not only with women, but also with men, appearing still in stelae and paintings in the tombs. The reflector discs, absent in these specimens, were often adorned with mythological scenes.

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  • Title: Mirror Cables
  • Rights: Copyright © 2017 Museu Nacional/UFRJ
  • Setor: Coleção greco-romana
  • Sala de Exposição: Culturas do Mediterrâneo
  • Local de Coleta/Origem: Itália
  • Data de Origem/Produção: Século VI a.C.
  • Area de Conhecimento: Arqueologia

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