TLV Mirror

1–early 200s CE
Diameter: 14.2 cm (5 9/16 in.); Overall: 1 cm (3/8 in.); Rim: 0.6 cm (1/4 in.)
Location: not on view
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The mirror was cast in a ceramic mold. The center knob and nipples were polished with a bow drill, the raised flat areas of decoration were polished and a chisel was used to smooth the square channel. The mirror was broken into five pieces that are now joined with lead tin solder. Dirt was applied to hide the joins.
TLV Mirror

TLV Mirror

1–early 200s CE

China, Eastern Han dynasty (25–220 CE)

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