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Statuette of Osiris Wearing an Elaborate Crown

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Bronze
  • Place Made: Egypt
  • DATES 664-332 B.C.E.
    PERIOD Late Period
    DIMENSIONS without tang: 5 5/16 x 1 7/8 x 1 1/8 in. (13.5 x 4.8 x 2.8 cm)  (show scale)
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 37.564E
    CREDIT LINE Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Statuette of Osiris Wearing an Elaborate Crown, 664-332 B.C.E. Bronze, without tang: 5 5/16 x 1 7/8 x 1 1/8 in. (13.5 x 4.8 x 2.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.564E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 37.564E_NegA_SL4.jpg)
    IMAGE front, unedited master file, 37.564E_NegA_SL4.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Solid cast bronze figure of Osiris. The god is shown as standing, mummiform, and holding the crook and flail. He wears an atef-crown with one uraeus rising from each horn and two uraei hanging from each horn. One tang descends from his feet. Condition: Green/cuprite red patina. Slight casting flaw on right rear lower leg. Minor pitting over surface.
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