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Accession_Number E.62.51
adlib_title Egyptian uraeus
Shape Uraeus
Shape_description
Material Wood
Fabric Egyptian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color
Decoration Head of a cobra, dark wood, some traces of dark red and black pigments. Very little decoration remains, only small remnants of the original pigment.
Inscriptions
Condition Intact. On the underside the wood is apparently water damaged and there is some rotting at the end of the cobra where it presumably once joined to the larger object (crown). There is a large crack on the underside near the very top head of the cobra.
Technique/Style
Provenance Unknown
Period Late Dynastic Period
Date
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
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2002.98.0083.jpg
View of back of Egyptian Wooden Figure
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2002.98.0084.jpg
Egyptian Uraeus shown frome end
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Side view of a wooden uraeus.
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Side view of a wooden uraeus.
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Front view of a wooden uraeus
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Front view of a wooden uraeus.
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Front / profile view of a wooden uraeus.
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2008.08.0051.jpg
Front view of a wooden uraeus.
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2008.08.0052.jpg
Front view of a wooden uraeus.
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2008.08.0066.jpg
Oblique view of a wooden uraeus.
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2008.08.0079.jpg
Oblique view of a wooden uraeus.
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2008.08.0085.jpg
The object in the front displays an oblique view of a wooden uraeus.
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2008.08.0086.jpg
The object in the front displays an oblique view of a wooden uraeus.
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2008.08.0279.jpg
Oblique view of a wooden uraeus.
Comparanda
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Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 13.5
Diameters 6.0 at widest
Handle_height
Other_dims. Head its self, i.e where eyes once were: 4.4
Location Egypt
Edited_by Leigh; Kinsey
Date_edited 21/08/2002; 09.01.2006
The Ure Museum is part of
The University of Reading, Whiteknights, PO Box 217, Reading, RG6 6AH