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Standing Mummiform Figure of Osiris

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

  • Place Made: Egypt
  • DATES 664-332 B.C.E.
    PERIOD Late Period (probably)
    DIMENSIONS 10 9/16 x 2 15/16 x 1 15/16 in. (26.8 x 7.5 x 5 cm)  (show scale)
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CREDIT LINE Museum Collection Fund
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Standing Mummiform Figure of Osiris, 664-332 B.C.E. Bronze, 10 9/16 x 2 15/16 x 1 15/16 in. (26.8 x 7.5 x 5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Collection Fund, 11.664. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.11.664_NegA_print_bw.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, CUR.11.664_NegA_print_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2013
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Standing mummiform bronze figure of Osiris. Conventional posture. Hands grasping flail and crook; crown of Upper Egypt with feather on each side; large uraeus, no inscription. Heavy socket on base. Condition: Good, left side of base broken, nose slightly scarred. Apparently cast solid. Good routine workmanship.
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