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Uraeus with sun disk

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Painted. Wood uraeus with round disk. Light-gray wood color; the slightest traces of faint green and of white. Perfect form. Hole clean through the middle of the body.

Provenance

By 1836: Robert Hay Collection, Linplum, Scotland; 1863: to his son, Robert James Alexander Hay; 1868-1872: Way Collection, Boston (purchased by Samuel A. Way through London dealers Rollin and Feuardent, 27 Haymarket); 1872: given to the MFA by Samuel's son, C. Granville Way.

Credit Line

Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way

Egyptian, Late Period,

Accession Number

72.4962

Medium or Technique

Wood

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment