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Mirror

4th–3rd century B.C.

Bronze, with bone handle

26.5 × 17.3 cm (10 7/16 × 6 13/16in.)
other (Handle): 7.2 × 2.8 cm(2 13/16 × 1 1/8in.)
other (Mirror): 23.5 × 17.3 cm(9 1/4 × 6 13/16in.)
Bequest of Erika and Thomas Leland Hughes, B.A. 1945, LL.B. 1949
2014.121.96
Culture: 
Etruscan
Classification: 
Tools and Equipment
Provenance: 

Collection of Erika and Thomas Leland Hughes by 2004; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., acquired by bequest from the above, 2014.

This work appears on our "Antiquities and Archaeological Material with Provenance Documentation Gaps" page.
Bibliography: 

Art for Yale: Collecting for a New Century, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2007), 200, 387, pl. 184.

Meghan C. Freeman, “Ambiguous Reflections: A Unique Etruscan Mirror at Yale,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2016): 90–91, fig. 1–2.

“Acquisitions 2015,” http://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/Pub_Bull_acquisitions_2015_updated%2012_16_15.pdf (accessed December 1, 2015).

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.