Figure of Osiris
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
On View: 19th Dynasty to Roman Period, Martha A. and Robert S. Rubin Gallery, 3rd Floor
Late Period to Ptolemaic Period
16 15/16 x 4 7/16 x 3 5/16 in. (43 x 11.2 x 8.4 cm) (show scale)
Museum Collection Fund
Archaeological provenance not yet documented; by March 1911, acquired by Nicholas Tano of Cairo, Egypt; March 20, 1911, purchased in Cairo from Nicholas Tano by Colonel Robert B. Woodward for the Brooklyn Museum.
Bronze figure of Osiris with separate inscribed base. Standing mummiform figure, hands grasping hook and flail. Crown of Upper Egypt flanked with feathers. Uraeus on crown.
Condition: Workmanship good. Cast solid.
Figure of Osiris, 664–30 B.C.E. Bronze, 16 15/16 x 4 7/16 x 3 5/16 in. (43 x 11.2 x 8.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Collection Fund, 11.657a-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 11.657a-b_PS9.jpg)
overall, 11.657a-b_PS9.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2016
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