- New Kingdom
- Dynasty 18, early
- reign of Thutmose II–Early Joint reign
- ca. 1492–1473 B.C.
- From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Sheikh Abd el-Qurna, Tomb of Hatnefer and Ramose (below TT 71), coffin III, MMA excavations, 1935–36
- Wood, copper alloy
- Overall H. 29 cm (11/7/16 in.); W. of mirror 14.5 cm (5 11/16 in.); Mirror disk: H. 12.8 cm (5 1/16 in.); W. 14.5 cm (5 11/16 in.); Th. 0.5 cm (3/16 in.); Handle: H 16.3 cm (6 7/8 in.); W. 11.3 cm (4 7/16 in.); Diam. 2.8 cm (1 1/8 in.)
- Credit Line:
- Rogers Fund, 1936
- Accession Number:
- 36.3.12a, b
This disk of this mirror is copper alloy and was cast with a tang at the bottom that fits into the handle. The handle was carved from coniferous wood. The mirror was found in the bottom of a coffin discovered in the tomb of Hatnefer (36.3.1). A number of other objects in the Museum's collection were in the same coffin including a faience bowl and two dishes (36.3.8–.10), a wood cosmetic box (36.3.11a, b), another mirror (36.3.13), and five amulets (36.3.20–.24).