Amulet in the form of a lion-headed uraeus: an erect uraeus facing left with vertically curved tail, in opaque grass-green glass. The snake's head has been replaced by that of a lion. Flat reverse, obverse quite detailed but from a worn mould.
- Found/Acquired: Egypt
- Height: 3.1 centimetres
Sale Catalogue, James Burton Collection, Sotheby, London 1934, 3 volumes.
Burton sale. Lot no. cannot be identified with certainty, possibly no. 18 or 19.
Ancient Egypt & Sudan
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Object reference number: YCA644
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