Egyptian Limestone and Bronze Inlaid Uraei Stele

 

15148. Egyptian Limestone and Bronze Inlaid Uraei Stele

Third Intermediate Period, Dynasty XXI-XXV, 1070-657 B.C.

The votive architectural shaped stele set with three bronze cast rearing cobras, one with a disc headdress, (one now missing), coiled bodies. Very fine style, each with remains of lapis lazuli inlay. The Uraeus is a representation of the sacred asp, symbolizing supreme power in ancient Egypt
Size: 8 inches H + plexi Mount. Restoration to edges if stele. Provenance: Ex JIK Collection, Florida.
Rare and choice.

$14,500

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