Late Period, Dynasty 25–30
Height x width: 18.8 x 5.4 cm (7 3/8 x 2 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Uraeus cobra statuette of light brown wood with traces of white priming on the back. It weaers the red crown of Lower Egypt on its head. The surface grain is rough. It is schematically rendered. There is a hole at the bottom for attachment.
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