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Standing Mummiform Statuette of Osiris

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

  • Place Collected: Abydos, Egypt
  • DATES 332 B.C.E–395 C.E.
    PERIOD Ptolemaic Period to Roman Period
    DIMENSIONS 4 13/16 x 1 7/16 in. (12.3 x 3.6 cm)  (show scale)
    ACCESSION NUMBER 08.480.35
    CREDIT LINE Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Standing bronze statuette of Osiris, mummiform. White crown with uraeus and ostrich feathers. Hands grasp crook and flail. At back of figure, a standing goddess, probably Nephthys wearing horns and sun disk. Large suspension loop at base of Osiris's neck and on left edge of base. No inscription. Condition: Fair. Considerable corrosion remains. Surface a dull black. Spots of disease on base of figure of Nephthys. Poor work.
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CAPTION Standing Mummiform Statuette of Osiris, 332 B.C.E–395 C.E. Bronze, 4 13/16 x 1 7/16 in. (12.3 x 3.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 08.480.35. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.08.480.35_NegA_print_bw.jpg)
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