Uraeus

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Aspelta
593–568 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid VIII, before door-block

Dimensions

Height: 2.2 cm (7/8 in.)

Accession Number

16-A-83

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Function unknown

Small bronze uraeus.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid VIII, before door-block. 1916: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition