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Mirror Handle

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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 BCE
Early Date: -1539
Late Date: -1292
Section:Egyptian
Materials:Bronze
Iconography:Nude Woman
Fruit
Headdress
Height: 20.32 cm
Width: 11.43 cm
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, Jennifer H., and Wegner, Josef W. 2015. The Sphinx That Traveled To Philadelphia.. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Press. pg. 239 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 17/1.27AView Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Silverman, David P. 1997. Searching for Ancient Egypt: Art, Architecture and Artifacts from the University of Pennsylvania Museum.. Cornell University Press. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 228-29View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Woolley, Charles L., and Randall-MacIver, David. 1911. The Eckley B. Coxe Junior Expedition to Nubia: Vol. VIII, Buhen (plates).. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: plate 62View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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