Obsidian Mirror

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Object Name: 
Obsidian Mirror
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
70.7.1
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 20.5 cm, W: 27.5 cm, Th: 3 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1500-1400 BC
Primary Description: 
Large rectangular obsidian block, highly polished on one face, now somewhat worn with sizable chip in one corner.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Gesmar, Renee, Source
1970
Gessner, Hubert ((Austrian, 1871-1943)), Former Collection
1970
Technique: 
Material: 
Mirrors: Reflections of Style (2012) illustrated, p. 7, #1;
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, p. 288, #879; BIB# 29547