Nov 29, 2004

Mirror with Serpentine Interlaces

Mirror with Serpentine Interlaces

early 5th-late 3rd century BC


Diameter: 8.1 cm (3 3/16 in.); Overall: 0.5 cm (3/16 in.); Rim: 0.3 cm (1/8 in.)

Weight: 43 g (1.52 oz.)

Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. Lee 1995.268



The mirror was cast in a ceramic mold. The concave concentric circles were polished while the remainder of the cast design received no finishing.

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