Artifacts

Modified Lady's Makeup Compact

Artifact Details

CIA officers use a variety of clandestine methods to send and receive coded methods.

A code is a system of communication in which groups of symbols represent words. Codes may be used for brevity or security. Here, a code is concealed inside the mirror of a lady’s makeup compact. By tilting the mirror at the correct angle, the code is revealed.

Artifact Specs

1.5 cm x 6 cm
(H x Diameter)

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