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Two uraei

Two small Uraei joined together - each wearing a sun disk (one filled with red paste). Suspension ring at back of each disc (1 broken). Possibly from statuette.

Provenance

From Giza, ruin of Roman building inside ST G 7200 Pit I. 1927: Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Accession Number

27.1575

Medium or Technique

Copper (Bronze?) and paste

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment