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This is a large Bronze Age - Hallstatt period bronze mirror/sun disc, dating from c. 1300 - 800 BC. It is a fine example with a nice dark green patina. The discs were heavily polished and used to shine/reflect sunlight or to gaze at one own image. it retains the intrinsic cast suspension loop on the back.
OBJECT: Mirror/Sun Disc
CULTURE: Late Bronze Age - Hallstatt
DATE: c. 1300 - 800 BC
WEIGHT: 37.40 grams
PROVENANCE: Formerly in a European Private Collection, Dresden. Germany.