Uraeus

Egyptian
Late Period
760–332 B.C.


Dimensions

Overall: 18.3 x 8.9 cm (7 3/16 x 3 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

72.4176

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Models

Head missing; natural light yellow-brown wood; much worn; light weight.

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