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Bronze disk mirror

Period:
Hellenistic
Date:
3rd century B.C.
Culture:
Greek, South Italian, Tarentine
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
Diam.: 4 3/4 in. (12.1 cm)
Classification:
Bronzes
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1911
Accession Number:
11.212.35
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
This mirror was found in a tomb near Tarentum together with some of the terracotta statuettes displayed on the same shelf.
Said to be from Taranto

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1912. "Department of Classical Art: Recent Accessions." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, 7(5): p. 98.

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