Southeast Asian bronze items from the 9th century were typically used for ceremonial or religious purposes and were crafted using the lost-wax casting method. These items often featured intricate designs and decorations, including images of deities, animals, and geometric patterns. Common forms of bronze objects from this time period include statues, bells, and ritual vessels such as incense burners and candle holders. These bronze artifacts are considered as important cultural heritage from ancient Southeast Asia and provide insight into the religious and artistic beliefs of people living in the region during that time period.


  • Title: Mirror
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: 907/960
  • Location Created: Cirebon
  • Provenance: Cirebon shipwreck
  • Type: Bronze
  • Medium: Bronze

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