Allard Pierson Museum

archaeology museum of the University of Amsterdam

The above art object is a bronze mirror  in Etruscan style with a picture of Achilles, Troilos and a 3rd figure, with a handle that ends in animal head, dating back to 300-200 BC.

The ancient civilisations of Egypt, the Near East, the Greek World, Etruria and the Roman Empire come to life in the Allard Pierson Museum. Art objects and utensils, dating from 10.000 B.C. till 1000 A.D. give a good impression of everyday life.

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