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Uraeus

664 BC-525 BC
XXVIth Dynasty

Height: 7cm

Museum number: MR53

Vermeule catalogue number: Vermeule 22help-vermeule-catalogue-number

Curatorial note

A Uraeus, i.e. a cobra with spread hood. Probably from a statue of another material. The earliest inventories of Soane's Museum (1837) mis-describe this object as 'A small fish. Antique. Bronze'.

Provenance help-art-provenance

Unrecorded.


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