Statue of a cobra



Accession Number
EC199
Current Location
House of Death (ground floor), Animals case
Object Type
Sculpture, Statue
Material
Metals/alloys (Copper alloy)
Measurements
Height: 41mm | Width: 17mm | Depth: 20mm
Number of Elements
1
Animal
Snake

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Description

A copper alloy cobra with white coloured inlay. The peg on top of head is presumably for a crown or sun disc to be attached. It probably dates to the Graeco-Roman period.