Mirror with Two Falcons on the Handle, Bronze or copper alloy

Mirror with Two Falcons on the Handle

Period:
New Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 18
Date:
ca. 1550–1295 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Memphite Region, Saqqara, Teti Pyramid Cemetery, Egyptian Antiquities Service excavations
Medium:
Bronze or copper alloy
Dimensions:
H. 20.5 cm (8 1/16 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1926
Accession Number:
26.2.18
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 117
Excavated at Saqqara by the Egyptian Antiquities Service, 1926. Sold to the Metropolitan Museum by the Egyptian government, 1926.

Hayes, William C. 1959. Scepter of Egypt II: A Background for the Study of the Egyptian Antiquities in the Metropolitan Museum of Art: The Hyksos Period and the New Kingdom (1675-1080 B.C.). Cambridge, Mass.: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 63, fig. 32.