Egypt

Mirror engraved in the name of Neb-Ka - Bronze

Mirror engraved in the name of Neb-Ka - BronzeMirror engraved in the name of Neb-Ka - BronzeMirror engraved in the name of Neb-Ka - Bronze

Mirror engraved in the name of Neb-Ka "known to the King, the priestess of Hathor".
Bronze. Height 10,7 cm.
Old Kingdom, 2686-2181 B.C. Egypt.
Intact. Smooth brown patina.

A. Wiese, Agypten, Augenblicke der Ewigkeit, 132,46.
See also Louvre Museum, E3307 and E4891 for two very similar inscriptions naming the owner (two other priestesses of Hathor known to the King) and dating from the Old Kingdom.


From a Belgian private collection acquired between 1980 and 2008 at the Harmakhis gallery.

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€ 12 000 ,-