Bronze support for a mirror
- 4th century B.C.
- Greek, South Italian, Locrian ?
- Overall: 5 7/16 x 3 3/4in. (13.9 x 9.5cm)
- Credit Line:
- Rogers Fund, 1958
- Accession Number:
The mirror disk fit into the curved surface above; the tang below was inserted into a handle made
of ivory, bone, or wood. Eros was a popular decorative motif on ancient Greek mirrors, and his presence emphasized the association between comeliness and erotic love.