Two uraei

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Ruin of Roman building inside ST G 7200 Pit I

Accession Number

27.1575

Medium or Technique

Copper (Bronze?) and paste

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment

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