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A small inscribed faience scarab beetle. The underside features a winged serpent 'protecting' the ca (cont.)
This faience uraeus serpent amulet is upon a rectangular base with a loop on the back for suspension (cont.)
This object is made from steatite and probably originates from Abydos. It shows the child god Horus (cont.)
Three rolled bandages, one with black ink, and a mummified snake inside a linen package.
Stone figure of a coiled snake, which is headless. Snakes, as well as being symbols of danger, were (cont.)
A fragment of decorated linen, likely part of a soter shroud dating to the second century AD. A figu (cont.)
A fragment of linen shroud decorated with paintings of snakes and a mourning woman. Women rather tha (cont.)
A copper alloy cobra with white coloured inlay. The peg on top of head is presumably for a crown or (cont.)
A stone snake head labelled 'Egypt/79A'. It was donated by the Egypt Exploration Society.
The Egypt Centre houses a small collection of animal and human remains, the vast majority of which r (cont.)
A copper alloy uraeus from a small statue. The uraeus was a cobra goddess who protected the king and (cont.)
A wooden cobra with a circular disc upon its head. It is labelled '485b'. There are a hole and peg t (cont.)
Four cobras with discs on head. With peg board with seven holes. Possibly from a shrine. The cobras (cont.)
A wooden cobra with a sun disc on its head, possibly originating from a shrine. It has black painte (cont.)
A bag containing snake bones, bandages and snake skin. Nine snake heads.
These mummified remains and bandages are likely belonging to a mummified snake. The package is very (cont.)
Roman bronze sestertius of Faustina II, struck in Rome between AD 161 and 176. Faustina was born aro (cont.)
Bronze sestertius of Crispina, wife of Commodus (reigned AD 180-192), struck in Rome between AD 178 (cont.)