Cobra wearing the Red Crown
Title:Cobra wearing the Red Crown
Gold sheet shaped to the form of a rising cobra wearing the Red Crown, unusually here with vertical striations. The image would have been part of a larger object, perhaps a wooden statue or item of furniture. Late Period, after 600 B.C.; gold 15 cm high.
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