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Copper alloy cobra 'wand'

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Title/s

Copper alloy cobra 'wand'

Maker/s

Unknown

Category

religious/ritual equipment

Name

wand

Description

uraeus (cobra). Found with magical texts and implements in tomb 5, under the Ramusseum at Thebes.

Field Collection

Thebes Egypt

Dimensions

length(head): 22 cm
length(): 28 cm
length(head): 22 cm
length 28 cm

Period

Middle Kingdom

Date

circa 2055 B.C. — 1650 B.C.

Provenance

given: the Egyptian Research Account 1896 (Filtered for: Antiquities)

Documentation

  1. Bourriau, J.D.
    (1988) Pharaohs and mortals; Egyptian art in the Middle Kingdom , Cambridge (Cambs.) (1988) Cambridge (Cambs.) [page: ]
    [comments: 100]
  2. (1982) Treasures of the Fitzwilliam Museum , Cambridge (Cambs.) : Pevensey Press (2005) London: Scala [page: 184]

Material/s

copper alloy

Accession Number

E.63.1896 (Antiquities)
(Reference Number: 49493; Input Date: 2003-03-25 / Last Edit: 2011-07-12)

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