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Mirror

Unknown"late 4th c. BC" - ""

Museum of Cycladic Art

Museum of Cycladic Art
Athens, Greece

Bronze mirror from Cyprus with omega-shaped handle, which may once have had human-shaped pendants at the terminals. This type of mirror consisted of two separate disc-shaped parts which unfolded by using the handle in order to reveal the reflecting surface in the interior.

Details

  • Title: Mirror
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: "late 4th c. BC" - ""
  • Read more: <a href="http://www.cycladic.gr/frontoffice/portal.asp?cpage=resource&cresrc=199&cnode=67&clang=1">Read more</a>
  • Provenance: Unknown
  • Physical Dimensions: w148 mm
  • Period: Hellenistic period
  • Culture: Cypriot
  • Type: mirror
  • Rights: N.P. Goulandris Foundation - Museum of Cycladic Art, Th.N. Zintilis Collection, no. 434bis, http://www.cycladic.gr/frontoffice/portal.asp?cpage=NODE&cnode=25&clang=1
  • External Link: Museum of Cycladic Art, Athens, Greece
  • Medium: bronze

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