Cobra Figure (Uraeus) card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Cobra Figure (Uraeus)


Currently not on display


Steatite uraeus cobra fitting. Probably from Tell el Amarna, as it is similar to other examples excavated at this site. CONDITION NOTE (1998): Chipped, surface dirt. Wellcome Historical Medical Museum accession no. 31978 ; Purchased at Sotheby's, London, 15-17 December 1924 (Hon. Richard Bethell collection) lot 374 "An 'ex voto' Figure of blue faience; three Snake's Heads for decoration; and a number of faience inlay Pieces, etc.; chiefly from Tell el-Amarna; XIII dynasty (a lot)".