Temple Graffiti: Animals and Plants
Graffito T25. Animal — Horned Viper
The horned viper is a poisonous snake that lives in northern Sudan and Egypt. It is a hieroglyphic sign for the sound “f” in Egyptian writing and because of its deadly nature, the sign was sometimes “killed” in monumental writing by showing the body separated into two parts.
- Kurru ID number: 648
- Location: Wall face F03-2:2
- Dimensions (H × W): 9 × 9 cm