Copper alloy atef crown and serpent
- Accession Number
- Current Location
- House of Life (first floor), Metalwork case
- Object Type
- Sculpture, Statue
- Metals/alloys (Copper alloy)
- Height: 72mm | Width: 40mm | Depth: 11mm
- Number of Elements
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Copper alloy atef feather and serpent. The atef crown incorporates the Maat feather, and the uraeus with a solar disc. The item may have been attached to the statue of a king or god.This probably dates to the Graeco-Roman Period. Purchased by Wellcome in 1920.
- Wellcome Number
- Auction Details
- A box containing various bronzes, amulets, and a mummied hawk.
- Previous Owner
- Sir Henry Solomon Wellcome (1853–1936)
- Long-term loan, The Wellcome Trust (15 Feb 1971)
- Last modified: 29 Aug 2021