About this object

  • ID:

    21805

  • Production date:

    Early Medieval; 12th century?

  • Location:

    In Store

  • Top part of a bone mirror case decorated with two crenellated towers. There probably would have been a third tower in the centre but that section is missing. Underneath the towers are two trees. The front is riveted to the back with copper alloy rivets attached to another bone strip. The reverse strip has an arch-like decoration. The reverse of the front panels has part of a circular recess, probably for a mirror. See 4954, also in the Museum of London, for an example of an intact mirror case of a similar kind.

  • Measurements

    H 37 mm; W 61.6 mm; T 6.9 mm

  • Materials

    bone

  • Last Updated

    2013-08-20

FURTHER INFORMATION
  • NUMBER OF ITEMS

    1

  • STATUS

    long-term loan

  • COPYRIGHT HOLDER

    digital image copyright Museum of London

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