A Snake Egg?
This is the configuration Rubik's Snake is delivered in. The proper
name for this shape is "rhombicuboctahedron," but you will be forgiven if you don't
With a few deft twists, you may produce this shape. The proper name for this
shape is "snake" (or "cobra" for the more persnickety among you).
For the geometrically inclinded there are myriad geometic shapes one may twist the
snake into. The proper name for this shape is "hexagon" (but you should already
know this if you are geometrically inclined).