Small Statuette of Osiris with Ring for Suspension at Base and Top
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
2 13/16 x 13/16 x 9/16 in. (7.1 x 2 x 1.5 cm) (show scale)
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Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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Small Statuette of Osiris with Ring for Suspension at Base and Top, 305-30 B.C.E. Bronze, 2 13/16 x 13/16 x 9/16 in. (7.1 x 2 x 1.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.540E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , 37.540E_37.545E_37.549E_GrpA_SL4.jpg)
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Bronze figure of Osiris. The god is shown mummiform, standing and holding a crook and flail. His body is very flat. He stands upon a roughly square base with an eyelet on one side. A second eyelet is located on his back at the level of his shoulders. A pointed tenon descends from the base.
Condition: Green/brown/black patina. Tip of left horn on atef-crown missing. Surface slightly pitted.
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