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Head of uraeus

Head of a uraeus. Dull sage green mottled surface; two eyes formed by incised rings; one side broken. Smooth texture and hard surface; slightly convex on the underside.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Palace of Rameses III, at Tell-el-Yahudiyeh

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 20, reign of Ramesses III, 1186–1070 B.C.

Findspot

Tell el Yahudiyeh, Egypt

Accession Number

88.1023

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Tile and inlays