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Uraeus headdress attachment

Period:
Late Period–Ptolemaic Period
Date:
664–30 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt
Medium:
Cupreous metal, traces of gold leaf
Dimensions:
H. 2.5 cm (1 in.); W. 2.7 cm (1 1/16 in.); L. 8 cm (3 1/8 in.)
Credit Line:
Gift of Joseph W. Drexel, 1889
Accession Number:
89.2.608
Not on view
Donated by Joseph W. Drexel, Philadelphia, 1889.

Gillett, Charles R. Rev. 1898. Catalogue of the Egyptian Antiquities in Halls 3 and 4, Metropolitan Museum of Art Handbook, 4. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, no. 146.

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