Width x length: 2.9 x 15.3 cm (1 1/8 x 6 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Uraeus made of light brown wood. Slight traces of pale blue remain. It is a rough and knotty material. The crown of Upper Egypt is on its head. There is a hole below for suspension. The wood is cracked and chipped in some areas.
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.
(Accession date: June 28, 1872)
Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way