Wooden cobra with solar disc

Wooden cobra with solar disc
Period:Egypt, 1st Intermediate Period, 1st Intermediate Period
Dating:2181 BC–2040 BC
Origin:Egypt, Lower Egypt
Material:Wood (undetermined)
Physical:13.5cm. (5.3 in.) - 30 g. (1.1 oz.)

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  This wooden royal cobra capped by a solar disc may originally have been affixed to a serekhor mounted on a staff and used for ritual services. The front of the cobra is designed and painted in the early classical style typically encountered from the Middle Kingdom through the Second Intermediate Period.

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