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Fragment of a Uraeus with the Head of a King
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Fragment of a Uraeus with the Head of a King


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Description The fragment has preserved the erected shield of the cobra serpent combined with a royal head. The king has a royal headdress with a uraeus (a small cobra serpent) above his forehead.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
10/21/1998Examinationsurvey
8/19/1999Treatmentcleaned; other
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
ca. 1806-1700 BC (Middle Kingdom)
Medium
diorite (black granite)
(Sculpture)
Accession Number
22.367
Measurements
3 13/16 x 3 x 1 7/16 in. (9.7 x 7.7 x 3.7 cm)
Geographies
  • Egypt (Place of Origin)

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