<em>Mirror with Papyrus Handle Featuring Two Ibex Heads</em>, ca. 1539-1292 B.C.E. Bronze, Other (handle): 4 3/16 x 3 9/16 x 13/16 in. (10.7 x 9 x 2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 75.168a-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 75.168a-b_front_PS4.jpg)

Mirror with Papyrus Handle Featuring Two Ibex Heads

Medium: Bronze

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1539-1292 B.C.E.

Dimensions: Other (handle): 4 3/16 x 3 9/16 x 13/16 in. (10.7 x 9 x 2 cm) Other (disk): 4 1/8 x 3 3/4 x 5/16 in. (10.5 x 9.5 x 0.8 cm)

Collections:

Museum Location: Special Exhibitions, Egyptian Galleries, 3rd Floor

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Accession Number: 75.168a-b

Image: 75.168a-b_front_PS4.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Bronze mirror in two parts; papyriform handle ends in an umbel topped with two ibex heads, facing out; their horns meet in the center. A rectangular socket in the handle received the trapezoidal tenon from the disk itself which is ellipsoid in shape. Condition: Scratched and in several areas on both handle and disk with bronze disease.

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