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Mirror and Mirror Cover

400 BCE-350 BCE

6 11/16 x 6 11/16 x 1 5/16 in. (17 x 17 x 3.3 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: M.49
Geography: Europe, Possibly Greece or Italy
Classification: Clothing and Adornments; Adornments
Culture/Nationality: Greco-Roman

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This object has the following keywords:
  • hand mirrors - Small mirrors set in frames which have projecting handles, used mainly at a dressing table.
  • profiles - Refers to side views of figures, especially when a clear outline is emphasized. For certain orthographic drawings of objects or structures, use "profiles (orthographic projections)."

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Exhibition List
This object was included in the following exhibitions:
  • A Curious Group; a cabinet of curiosities Bryn Mawr College , Apr 4, 2014 – Jun 30, 2014
  • Worlds to Discover: 125 Years of Collections at Bryn Mawr College Bryn Mawr College , Sep 24, 2010 – May 28, 2011
  • "Lost" and Found: Greek, Etruscan, and Roman Bronzes in the Bryn Mawr College Collection Jessica Miller , Mar 15, 2004 – Dec 20, 2004
  • Ancient Greece: Life and Art The Newark Museum , Feb 2, 1980 – Mar 16, 1980
  • Aspects of Ancient Greece Allentown Art Museum , Sep 16, 1979 – Dec 30, 1979
  • Master Bronzes in the Classical World Fogg Art Museum, Havard University , Dec 4, 1967 – Jun 30, 1968
    • Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University 12/4/1967 - 1/23/1968
    • City Art Museum of St. Louis 3/1/1968 - 4/13/1968
    • Los Angeles County Museum of Art 5/8/1968 - 6/30/1968

Bibliography List
The following Bibliography exist for this object:
  • Brunilde Sismondo Ridgway, PhD and Gloria Ferrari Pinney. Aspects of Ancient Greece. Allentown Art Museum. Allentown, PA, 1979
    Page Number: 218-219, Figure Number: 106
  • Marianne Hansen and Emily Croll. Worlds to Discover. Bryn Mawr College. Bryn Mawr, PA, 2010
    Page Number: 10
  • Carrie Robbins and Nathanael Roesch. A Curious Group. Bryn Mawr College. Bryn Mawr, PA, April 4–June 1, 2014
    Figure Number: Metal 10
  • Carrie Robbins and Steven Z. Levine. Mirrors & Masks. Bryn Mawr College. Bryn Mawr, PA, March, 2017
    Page Number: 23, Figure Number: 11
  • Ancient Greece: Life and Art The Newark Museum. Newark, New Jersey, 1980
    Page Number: 4, Figure Number: 65
  • David Mitten and Suzannah Doeringer. Master Bronzes from the Classical World Fogg Art Museum. Cambridge, Massachusettes, 1967
    Page Number: 114, Figure Number: 111

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