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Fragment of a uraeus

Fragment of faience, possibly part of a uraeus or a row of same. Bright blue, traces of a design in black, gray and white paste.

Provenance

From Nubia, Semna, Taharqa Temple, Room W.147. 1928 : excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, New Kingdom, 1550–1070 B.C.

Findspot

Semna, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 6 x 4.8 x 1.6 cm (2 3/8 x 1 7/8 x 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

28.1243

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture