Uraeus with white crown

Egyptian


Dimensions

Height: 13 cm (5 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

72.4442

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Bronze uraeus with the white crown of upper Egypt. There are six depressed panels on front, in three of which the inlay remains. There is a spike in the end.

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.
(Accession date: June 28, 1872)

Credit Line

Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way