Width x length: 4.8 x 19.7 cm (1 7/8 x 7 3/4 in.)
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Uraeus made of light brown wood, painted black. It is in high relief on a thin, rectangular background. A round disc is on its head. The color has flaked away. The form is perfect.
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