Mirror with Concentric Circles and Linked Arcs

Mirror with Concentric Circles and Linked Arcs


1st century BC


Diameter: 14.9 cm (5 7/8 in.); Overall: 1.1 cm (7/16 in.); Rim: 0.7 cm (1/4 in.)

Weight: 566 g (1.25 lbs.)

Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. Lee 1995.306



Inscription: Refine the copper to be pure and bright. Make it into a mirror to receive rightful decor. May it extend your life and remove misfortunes! [You are] coeval with the heaven above.

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