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Bronze mirror handle (?) with Aphrodite

Period:
Imperial
Date:
ca. 1st–2nd century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H. 3 11/16 in. (9.3 cm)
Classification:
Bronzes
Credit Line:
Bequest of Mrs. Lucy W. Drexel, 1889
Accession Number:
89.2.555
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Mirror support with Aphrodite.
Donated by Joseph W. Drexel, Philadelphia, 1889.

Until 1888, collection of Joseph William Drexel, New York; acquired in 1889, gift of Mrs. Lucy Wharton Drexel.
Gillett, Charles R. 1898. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Egyptian Antiquities in Halls 3 and 4. no. 198, p. 24, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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