HEADS - Egyptian

HEADS - Egyptian

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Product Number:47907

Size:

5 1/4" x 4"

Date:

1570-1342 BC
Granite head of a Pharaoh wearing a headdress with a low relief cobra head. The uraeus cobra appears as a symbol worn on the crown or headdress of royalty. The cobra, is associated with the king and kingdom of Lower Egypt, and is also associated with the sun Ra, sometimes referred to as the”fiery eye of Ra.” According to legends, the cobra symbol protects the pharaoh by spitting fire at any approaching enemies. Very rare, exceptional piece. Comes mounted on a modern base. 18th Dynasty.

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