early 400s-late 500s
Diameter: 11.6 cm (4 9/16 in.); Overall: 1.3 cm (1/2 in.); Rim: 0.6 cm (1/4 in.)
Weight: 347 g (12.24 oz.)
Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. Lee 1995.327
Inscription: I made the bright mirror, Having melted three metals. I have sculpted the classic paradigms And the virtuous in myriad years. The human spirit is made manifest And heavenly deities reveal their noble forms. As they are painted with six colors, Their light shines through the heaven and earth. With virtues and the Way in grasp, Rules and laws sprang into being....
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