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Creator Nationality: African; North African; Egyptian
Creator Dates/Places: Egypt, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Tuthmosis
Creator Active Place: Egypt, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Tuthmosis
Creator Name-CRT: Egypt, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Tuthmosis IV, 1401-1391 BC
Title: Caryatid mirror
Title Type: Primary
View: Full View
Creation Start Date: -140
Creation End Date: -139
Creation Date: 1401-1391 BC
Object Type: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects
Classification Term: Cosmetic Objects
Materials and Techniques: bronze
Dimensions: Overall: 32.3cm x 20.2cm, Handle: 15.1cm
AMICA Contributor: The Cleveland Museum of Art
Owner Location: Cleveland, Ohio, USA
ID Number: 1983.196
Credit Line: Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. Fund
Provenance: Said to have come from the collection of Claude Anet; purchased from the Edward H. Merrin Gallery
Context: When they were made, this mirror was polished to a brilliant shine. The marvelous colored patina it has since acquired is the result of being buried for years in the ground.
AMICA ID: CMA_.1983.196
AMICA Library Year: 1999
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Copyright, The Cleveland Museum of Art
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