Width x length: 4.8 x 14.3 cm (1 7/8 x 5 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Uraeus made of light brown wood. Traces of white priming remain. A round disc is on its head. There is a suspension hole through its neck.
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