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Mirror with a handle terminating in griffins

Period:
Parthian–early Sasanian
Date:
ca. 3rd–4th century
Geography:
Central Asia or Iran
Culture:
Parthian or Sasanian
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
2.07 in. (5.26 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Implements
Credit Line:
Gift of Ernest Erickson Foundation, 1988
Accession Number:
1988.102.21
Not on view
By 1961, Ernest Erickson, New York (until d. 1983); 1983-1988, Ernest Erickson Foundation; 1961-1988, on loan to the Museum; acquired by the Museum in 1988, gift of the Ernest Erickson Foundation, New York.
Lerner, Judith. 1996. "Horizontal-Handled Mirrors: East and West." Metropolitan Museum Journal 31, p. 12.
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