Egyptian Mirror

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Egyptian art was also represented by modest objects of daily use. The craftsmanship of these items reveals a degree of perfection equally found in temples and sculptures.

Belonging to the cosmetic set of a stylish Egyptian woman, this small mirror is made of a bronze disk set in a delicately incised handle. This feature represents a female nude wearing a high wig and necklace. Her left arm is bent in a gracious gesture as she holds a bird against her breast.

This is the "profane" counterpart to the classical sacred decoration for the handle of a mirror, the subject which most often presents the face of the goddess Hathor.

Reproduction in patinated bronze

Dimensions:
Height: 27 cm
Width: 12.2 cm
Depth: 6 cm
Origin: Egyptian toiletries kit of an Egyptian woman
Era: About 1300-1100 BC, End of the New Empire, Ramesside Era
Museum: Paris - Louvre Museum
Material: Bronze
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be carefull: the mirror is varnished with a protective coat that might be scratched. Do not touch it with fingers. Clean only with a soft cloth.

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Egyptian Mirror

Egyptian art was also represented by modest objects of daily use. The craftsmanship of these items reveals a degree of perfection equally found in temples and sculptures.

Belonging to the cosmetic set of a stylish Egyptian woman, this small mirror is made of a bronze disk set in a delicately incised handle. This feature represents a female nude wearing a high wig and necklace. Her left arm is bent in a gracious gesture as she holds a bird against her breast.

This is the "profane" counterpart to the classical sacred decoration for the handle of a mirror, the subject which most often presents the face of the goddess Hathor.

Reproduction in patinated bronze

Dimensions:
Height: 27 cm
Width: 12.2 cm
Depth: 6 cm
Origin: Egyptian toiletries kit of an Egyptian woman
Era: About 1300-1100 BC, End of the New Empire, Ramesside Era
Museum: Paris - Louvre Museum
Material: Bronze
Editor:rmngp

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