Artist Etruscan
  • Mirror
Date between 300 and 275 BCE
Medium bronze
Dimensions Overall: 12 1/16 × 6 7/8 × 7/16 inches (30.6 × 17.5 × 1.1 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, Laura H. Murphy Fund
Accession Number 47.399
Department Greco-Roman and Ancient European
On View Ancient Greek and Roman S201, Level 2 (see map)
(E. S. David);
1947-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
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