Mirror and Plaque

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Object Name: 
Mirror and Plaque
Accession Number: 
62.7.2
Dimensions: 
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Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1000
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History
Primary Description: 
(A) Translucent grey obsidian with darker greyish-black flow lines and red-brown inclusions; polished on all surfaces. Oval form probably a mirror, flat upper surface beveled, flat back. (B) Translucent light grey obsidian with greyish-black flow lines and red-brown inclusions; cut and polished on both surfaces. Irregular slice of an obsidian nodule polished on both sides, probably recently.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History, Source