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Bronze mirror support in the form of a girl

Period:
Archaic
Date:
3rd quarter of the 6th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek
Medium:
Bronze, lead
Dimensions:
H.: 3 5/8 in. (9.2 cm)
Classification:
Bronzes
Credit Line:
Gift of Norbert Schimmel Trust, 1989
Accession Number:
1989.281.54
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 152
Only the upper part of the figure, which would have supported the mirror disk, is preserved. It was found embedded in a clump of lead.
Muscarella, Oscar White. 1974. Ancient Art: The Norbert Schimmel Collection no. 24 bis, Mainz am Rhein: Verlag Philipp von Zabern.

Milleker, Elizabeth J. 1992. "Ancient Art: Gifts from The Norbert Schimmel Collection." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, 49(4): p. 60.

Milleker, Elizabeth J. 1993. "Recent Acquisitions, A Selection: 1992-1993." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, 51(2): p. 60.

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