c. 325-300 BC
Overall: 33 cm (13 in.)
Gift of Mrs. John Huntington 1920.170
This hand mirror, which originally had an ivory handle, reflected the viewer's image in its once highly polished surface. The back is engraved with a narrative scene, a type of mirror decoration probably invented by the Etruscans. The engraving shows an older man threatening a youth with his sword in the center flanked by two women. A Greek myth is certainly intended, but the identification is debatable.
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