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Uraeus

Bronze: with sunken division on which remains portions of red colored cement coated with gold.

Provenance

From Egypt, Mesheikh. 1912: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt. Findspot Information: From Mesheikh. Mes / 500.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Saitic,

Findspot

Egypt

Accession Number

12.1225

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture