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Ancient Egyptian Uraeus Cobra w/ Double Plume Headdress

Ancient Egyptian Uraeus Cobra w/ Double Plume Headdress


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Egyptian: Wood: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1066601

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AN EGYPTIAN WOOD URAEUS AND TWO DOUBLE PLUME HEADDRESSES

LATE PERIOD, DYNASTY XXI-XXX, 664-343 B.C.

Well carved wood Uraeus with a flaring hood, the end of the curving body bent backward. On top of the cobra, its head crowned by a solar disk. White gesso still present, solar disk re-attached. Measures 5.75" inches in height. Along side the Uraeus we find two double plume headdresses in wood; consists of a solar disc and plumes. Most of the white gesso remains with red speckled decoration. Both from a Ptah-Sokar-Osiris figure and measure 2.5"inches.

Provenance: Gustave Jéquier Swiss Egyptologist (1868-1946).

Ex. Billy Jamieson (1954-2011)

Authentication: Gayle Gibson, Egyptologist: Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto.