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EA16518

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  • COMPASS Title: Gold cobra wearing the red crown of Lower Egypt;Gold cobra

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  • Furniture ornament in the form of a cobra: the fact that the cobra wears the red crown of Lower Egypt means almost certainly that it represents Wadjet. The fine workmanship and the material used suggest that it belonged to a piece of elite, perhaps royal, furniture, such as a chair.

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