Statue of Osiris
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
On View: Special Exhibitions, Egyptian Galleries, 3rd Floor
664-525 B.C.E., or later
Dynasty 26, or later
8 1/8 x 2 1/16 x 2 1/4 in. (20.6 x 5.2 x 5.7 cm) (show scale)
Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
Solid cast bronze standing mummiform figure of Osiris. The god wears a broad collar, “white” crown flanked by two ostrich feathers, and holds the crook and “flail”. On the base is a crudely incised inscription. This inscription runs along the front rear and one side of the base. On the other side of the base are only two signs.
Condition: Base metal exposed on base: rest of figure covered by green/black patina. Tip of left feather missing. Surface of the metal somewhat pitted.
Statue of Osiris, 664-525 B.C.E., or later. Bronze, 8 1/8 x 2 1/16 x 2 1/4 in. (20.6 x 5.2 x 5.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.372E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , CUR.37.372E_view04.jpg)
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