Height x width: 21.6 x 6 cm (8 1/2 x 2 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Uraeus made of light brown wood. There is slight trace of white priming and yellow color remaining. The wood is knotty. There is a projection below for a socket.
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