<em>Mirror with Papyrus Column Handle Ending in Hathor Capital</em>, ca. 1539-1478 B.C.E. Bronze, 10 15/16 x 5 7/16 x 7/8 in. (27.8 x 13.8 x 2.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.638E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 37.638E_front_PS4.jpg)

Mirror with Papyrus Column Handle Ending in Hathor Capital

Medium: Bronze

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1539-1478 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 10 15/16 x 5 7/16 x 7/8 in. (27.8 x 13.8 x 2.3 cm)

Collections:

Museum Location: Brooklyn Museum, BMA, 3MZM12, 31-TOP

Accession Number: 37.638E

Image: 37.638E_front_PS4.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Mirror and handle, both of bronze. The handle is in the form of a column with terminal in the form of a double Hathor head. Rising from the head is a highly elongated and curved papyrus umbel. Condition: Single rivet through tang. Surface of mirror much scratched and rubbed. Handle rubbed and some of the details obscured. Tang chipped.

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