Bronze mirror



Accession Number
BM37174
Current Location
House of Life (first floor), Body adornment case
Object Type
Implements and utensils, Cosmetic and medical equipment and implements, Mirror
Material
Metals/alloys (Copper alloy)
Provenance
Egypt
Measurements
Length: 224mm | Width: 114mm | Depth: 24mm
Number of Elements
1
Divine Name
Hathor

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Description

An oblate bronze mirror with a handle topped with a Hathor-head. It is on long-term loan from the British Museum who acquired it in 1875 from Miss Selima Harris. It was previously part of the collection of Anthony Charles Harris.

Bibliography

Goodridge, Wendy R. & Stuart J. Williams 2005. Offerings from The British Museum. Swansea: The Egypt Centre. [p. 20]