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Accession_Number E.65.12
adlib_title Egyptian cast mirror
Shape Mirror
Shape_description Flat and thin. Not perfectly round but still circular. Small rectangular extension to allow mirror to sit in handle.
Material Copper
Fabric Egyptian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color
Decoration
Inscriptions
Condition Intact. Much chipping to edge and colour deterioration of surface but more round the edges than in the centre.
Technique/Style Cast
Provenance
Period Middle Kingdom: 11th dynasty
Date c. 2055-1985 BC
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
Comparanda
Bibliography
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 18.8
Diameters
Handle_height
Other_dims. Length 19.2 (side to side) Length 16.4 (top to bottom)
Location Body Beautiful
Edited_by Denise; Kinsey; Julia
Date_edited 18 September 2002; 11.01.2006; 17.05.2016
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