Aztec Mirror in Elizabeth's Court

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Recent reports have shown that an obsidian mirror used by the astrologer to Queen Elizabeth I, came from mines near Pachuca, Hidalgo.

Smithsonian has a report available to all readers:

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/magic-mirror-used-by-queen-elizabeth-is-court-as...

 

The original piece appeared in Antiquity, if your institution has a subscription:

https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/antiquity/article/mirror-the-magus-and-more-reflec...

Antiquity , First View , pp. 1 - 18

DOI: https://doi.org/10.15184/aqy.2021.132