Inlay of a Lion - Headed Uraeus
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
Dynasty 27, or later
Persian Period or Ptolemaic Period
1 1/4 x 11/16 x 3/16 in. (3.2 x 1.7 x 0.4 cm) (show scale)
Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
Deep red opaque glass inlay representing, in relief (rear surface flat), a lion-headed uraeus. The serpent, represented in side view facing left, has its head erect and its body disposed in a large tight “S”- curve.
Condition: Tip of tail missing; gloss gone.
This item is not on view
Inlay of a Lion - Headed Uraeus, 525-30 B.C.E. Glass, 1 1/4 x 11/16 x 3/16 in. (3.2 x 1.7 x 0.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.1150E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.1150E_view1.jpg)
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