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Inscribed Egyptian bronze mirror for Nek, Late Period, ca. 600 BC

Inscribed Egyptian bronze mirror for Nek, Late Period, ca. 600 BC


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Egyptian: Bronze: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1329307
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Bernhard I. Müller, PhD
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Zurich, Switzerland

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 $5,200.00 
Pear-shaped disk with straight bottom and separately applied tang.
The incised text starts with the title of the lady who owned the mirror and reads: For the Adoratrice of Hathor, the beautiful and great goddess, Nek.
Bronze
Egyptian, Late Period, ca. 600 BC
W. 14.2 cm (5.6 in)
H. with tang 16.6 cm (6.5 in)
Intact and of very good overall condition with attractive patina on both sides. Displayed on a wooden base.
German collection B. Schmitz, acquired at Antike Kunst Eberwein, Göttingen.

The authenticity of the object is unconditionally guaranteed.