Fragment of a cobra hood
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, Amenhotep III
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, B502 "W" and "S"
Overall: 8 x 10.4 x 3.5 cm (3 1/8 x 4 1/8 x 1 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Egyptian New Kingdom Gallery (Gallery 210)
This is a fragment from the proper right of cobra hood with full height of right side of 3 horizontal bands and partial height of 2 others. An additional diagonal band extends upward from central hood design. The upward angle of the band reveals that this piece comes from the proper right of the hood.
From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, B502 "W" and "S." 1919: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition