Mirror with Serpentine Interlaces

early 500s–late 300s BCE
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.)
Location: not on view
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The mirror was cast in a ceramic mold. The concave concentric circles were polished while the remainder of the cast design received no finishing.
Mirror with Serpentine Interlaces

Mirror with Serpentine Interlaces

early 500s–late 300s BCE

China, Eastern Zhou dynasty (770–256 BCE), Warring States period (475–221 BCE)

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