Architectural Element



Red quartzite architectural element, thought to be a uraeus head from a uraeus frieze. Has also been described as arubbing stone. Very much worn. Marked in black ink 23/102. Find number 23/102: From the Main City, Q45.1. Excavated by the Egypt Exploration Society in 1923. Acquired by the EES in the division of finds. Donated to the East Anglia Egyptian Society by the EES in recognition of a contribution to the EES (excavation subscription). Donated to Norwich Castle Museum. Purchased from the collections of Norwich Castle Museum in 1956 by Liverpool City Museum (now World Museum). CONDITION NOTE 1998: Incomplete, discolouration, surface dirt.