Votive Box with Snake Figures



Two erect cobras on top of a small shrine-shaped box that would have held a votive animal mummy. CONDITION NOTE (1998): Corroded, concretions. Wellcome Historical Medical Museum accession no. 32823: Bronze mummy box surmounted with two Uraeus, 1½" high X 2" X ¾"; Purchased at Sotheby's, London Lot 505 17 December 1924. Ex collection of Gustave Natorp.