Inlay in the Form of a Figure of a Falcon - Headed Uraeus
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
Dynasty 27, or later
Persian Period or Ptolemaic Period
1 1/8 x 5/8 x 1/16 in. (2.9 x 1.6 x 0.2 cm) (show scale)
Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
Deep red opaque glass inlay representing, in relief (rear surface flat), a falcon-headed (wears lappet wig) uraeus. The serpent, represented in side view facing right, has its head erect and its body disposed in a large tight “S”- curve.
Condition: Good but for small chips and some incrustation.
This item is not on view
Inlay in the Form of a Figure of a Falcon - Headed Uraeus, 525-30 B.C.E. Glass, 1 1/8 x 5/8 x 1/16 in. (2.9 x 1.6 x 0.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.1133E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.1133E_view1.jpg)
. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2011
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