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Object Number: E10312
Current Location: Egypt (Mummies) Gallery
Currently On Display
Provenience: Sudan
Nubia
Buhen
Locus: H60
Period: New Kingdom
Eighteenth Dynasty
Date Made: 1539-1292 BC
Early Date: -1539
Late Date: -1292
Section:Egyptian
Materials:Bronze
Iconography:Nude Woman
Fruit
Headdress
Credit Line:The Eckley B. Coxe Jr. Expedition to Nubia, Buhen; D. Randall-MacIver and C. L. Wooley, 1910

Description

Mirror with a handle in the shape of a nude woman. The woman carries a piece of fruit in her hands. There is a hole drilled in the headdress of the figure for the attachment of the reflecting disc.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Searching for Ancient Egypt: (1997 - 1997)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Wegner, Josef W. & Wegner, Jennifer H. 2015. The Sphinx That Traveled To Philadelphia. 239. : Page/Fig./Plate: 17/1.27AView Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Silverman, David P. 1997. Searching for Ancient Egypt: Art, Architecture and Artifacts from the University of Pennsylvania Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: 228-29View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Randall-MacIver, David & Woolley, C. Leonard. 1911. The Eckley B. Coxe Junior Expedition to Nubia: Vol. VIII, Buhen (plates). : Page/Fig./Plate: plate 62View Objects cited in this Publication

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