Roundel with a lady at her toiletOn display
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In this roundel, the lady arranging her hair in a mirror may be the goddess Aphrodite, attended by an eros.
Roundel with a lady at her toilet
Date1st century BC (100 - 1 BC)
Kushan Period (AD 50 - 600)
Material and technique
silver, with repoussé decoration
Dimensions0.6 cm (height)
8.8 cm irregular (diameter)
No. of items
Museum locationGround floor | Gallery 12 | India to AD 600
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Glossary of terms
Decoration worked on the underside of the metal to produce a raised decorative effect.
Jongeward, David, Buddhist Art of Gandhara in the Ashmolean Museum (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 2019), no. 141 on p. 173