Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

(pl. uraei).

Representation of the sacred asp, cobra, or serpent, e.g. on the Nemes headdress of Ancient Egyptian divinities and sovereigns, or on either side of winged discs or globes on the gorge-cornice of Egyptian architecture. See also ouroboros.

J. Curl (2005);Lewis & Darley (1986)Roullet (1972)

Subjects: Architecture — Archaeology.

Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.