Diameter: 14.4 cm (5 11/16 in.); Overall: 19.8 cm (7 13/16 in.)
Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund 1952.259
This is the usual type of Etruscan hand mirror (as distinguished from the earlier Greek hanging mirrors). The tang at the bottom originally fit into an ivory handle. The engraved scene depicts a fallen Trojan warrior being carried off the battlefield by a winged god. The style of engraving of this scene gives us an idea of what Etruscan drawing and painting were like.
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