Lot 20: Genuine Islamic Persian bronze mirror, Sun beams design, circa 1000-1100 AD

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Description: Genuine Islamic Persian bronze mirror, Sun beams design, circa 1000-1100 AD
Mirror surface has a convex shape in order to catch and reflect as much space as possible. Mirror surface, fortunately, preserved most of its original reflective lust and you can see partially your reflection in the mirror.
The reverse surface has concave shape with 5 concentric lines/bands in the middle and many radial lines, like sun beams, in the outer area. The knob is absent and we dont know for sure was it an original design or it was broken later.
Condition: The item is in fine condition, 100% authentic no restoration. There are islands of genuine green patina. There is a small hole 5 x 5 mm near the edge
Diameter: 10.4 cm = 104 mm;
Weight: 112.80 g;
Origin: Pakistan or Afghanistan.
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Persian Empire
The Persian Empire is any of a series of imperial dynasties centered in Persia (now Iran) with boundaries that fluctuated around that core, extending far into regions that would later become Pakistan, Afghanistan, Tajikistan, and Azerbaijan. The first of these was established by Cyrus The Great over 2,500 years ago, in 550 BC, but the existence of dynastic rule centered in the region was absent after a series of foreign invasions, starting by Arab conquest of Persia and later Mongol Invasion, for an 850 year period from 651 AD until 1501 AD. The main religion was Zoroastrianism, founded by Zarathushtra or so called by the Medes Zoroaster. The Persian empire also had an elite guard for the shah called the immortal.
Dynasties that have been counted as instances of the Persian Empire include:
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