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Bronze mirror

Period:
Hellenistic
Date:
late 4th–early 3rd century B.C.
Culture:
Praenestine
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
length 12 3/8 in. (31.4 cm); diameter 6 5/8 in. (16.8 cm)
Classification:
Bronzes
Credit Line:
Purchase by subscription, 1896
Accession Number:
96.18.16
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 170
Inscribed, in Latin: Iuno (Juno), Iovei (Jupiter), Hercele (Hercules)
Inscription: Inscribed: "IOVEI-IUNO-HERCELE" in Latin
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1915. Greek, Etruscan and Roman Bronzes. no. 827, pp. 286-87, New York: Gilliss Press.

Kossatz-Deissmann, Anneliese, Brigitte Servais-Soyez, Fulvio Canciani, Giovannangelo Camporeale, Hans Peter Isler, Ingrid Krauskopf, Odette Touchefeu-Meynier, Marcel Le Glay, and Dr. Jean-Charles Balty. 1981–1999. Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae, Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae, Vols. 1-8. Zürich: Artemis Verlag Zurich und Munchen.

Kossatz-Deissmann, Anneliese, Brigitte Servais-Soyez, Fulvio Canciani, Giovannangelo Camporeale, Hans Peter Isler, Ingrid Krauskopf, Odette Touchefeu-Meynier, Marcel Le Glay, and Dr. Jean-Charles Balty. 1990. Herakles-Kenchrias, Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae, Vol. 5. Herakles/Hercle, no. 395; Iuno, no. 336, Zürich: Artemis Verlag Zurich und Munchen.

Bonfante, Larissa. 1997. New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Corpus Speculorun Etruscorum, Vol. U.S.A. 3. no. 7, pp. 32-34, figs. 7a-d, Rome: L'Erma di Bretschneider.

Kossatz-Deissmann, Anneliese, Brigitte Servais-Soyez, Fulvio Canciani, Giovannangelo Camporeale, Hans Peter Isler, Ingrid Krauskopf, Odette Touchefeu-Meynier, Marcel Le Glay, and Dr. Jean-Charles Balty. 1997. Thespiades-Zodiacus, Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae, Vol. 8. Uni, no. 83; Zeus/Iuppiter, no. 427, Zürich: Artemis Verlag Zurich und Munchen.

Bonfante, Larissa. 1997. Corpus Speculorum Etruscorum: U.S.A. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Vol. 3. no. 7, pp. 32-34, figs. 7a-d, Rome: L'Erma di Bretschneider.

Bonfante, Larissa. 2000. "Alcuni specchi etruschi nel Metropolitan Museum of Art." Aspetti e problemi della produzione degli specchi etruschi figurati: atti dell'incontro internazionale di studio, Roma 2-4 maggio 1997, Maria Donatella Gentili, ed. pp. 17-19, fig. 3, Rome: Aracne.

Wiman, Ingela M. B. 2000-2001. "Review of Etruscan Mirrors, by L. Bonfante." Opuscula Romana, Skrifter utgivna av Svenska institutet i Rom: pp. 125-8.

Höckmann, Ursula. 2002. "[Review]Etruscan Mirrors, by L. Bonfante." Gnomon, 74(1): pp. 43-6.

de Puma, Richard Daniel. 2013. Etruscan Art in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. no. 6.11, pp. 7, 147, 180, New Haven and London: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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