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(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.

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