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Mirror made of silver and copper alloy.Nude female figure-handle.Condition: Vivid dark green patina with some brown areas. Portions afflicted by bronze disease. Obverse has encrustations on parts. Technique: Disc cast without subsequent hammering; handle is solid one-piece casting, even the detail of girls necklace and sides of papyrus umbrel are cast.

Details

  • Title: Mirror
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: ca. 1478-1390 B.C.E.
  • Type: Cosmetic
  • Rights: Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
  • External Link: http://www.brooklynmuseum.org/opencollection/objects/4068/Mirror
  • Medium: Silver and copper alloy
  • Reportedly from: Aswan, Egypt
  • Period: New Kingdom
  • Dynasty: XVIII Dynasty
  • Dimensions: 9 3/4 x diam. 5 1/2 in. (24.7 x 14 cm)
  • Collection: Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
  • Accession number: 37.635E

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