About this object

Round bronze mirror with short tang, pierced with a hole. Very small size; possibly a model in miniature - thus suggested date being First Intermediate Period/Middle Kingdom.

Also marked with previous accession number 44.19.53

Object specifics

  • Type
    Personal Object
  • Culture
    First Intermediate Period; Middle Kingdom
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    2160 BC - 1773 BC about
  • Materials
    Bronze
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Purchased from Mrs E J F Hearne, 1944
  • Collector
    Amy Urlin
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    1912 before
  • Measurements
    86 mm x 77 mm x 3 mm
  • Related people
    Margaret Joyce Edelweiss Hearne ( Previous owner); Amy Urlin ( Collector, previous owner)

Ownership

Previous owners

  • Margaret Joyce Edelweiss Hearne

    Owned from: 1932
    How acquired: Inherited from Urlin
    Owned until: 1944
    Disposal method: Sold
  • Amy Urlin

    Owned from: 1912
    How acquired: Excavation or Purchase
    Owned until: 1932
    Disposal method: Bequest
Object view = Humanities
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