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Head of uraeus

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


Findspot: Egypt, Tell el Yahudiyeh

Dimensions

Overall: 4 x 2.2 x 5.6 cm (1 9/16 x 7/8 x 2 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

88.1023

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tile and inlays

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