Pottery Cobra



Fragment of a painted clay cobra without head or tail. Painted with alternate blue and red bands on buff fabric. Find number 29/375: from house T.35.9 in the city of Tell el-Amarna. CONDITION NOTE 1998: Incomplete, chipped, pitted surface, label adhered to surface, residue from adhesive, remnants of pigment, surface dirt. Excavated by the Egypt Exploration Society in 1929. 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).