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Small Statuette of Osiris with Ring for Suspension at Base and Top

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Bronze
  • Place Made: Egypt
  • DATES 305-30 B.C.E.
    PERIOD Ptolemaic Period
    DIMENSIONS 2 13/16 x 13/16 x 9/16 in. (7.1 x 2 x 1.5 cm)  (show scale)
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 37.540E
    CREDIT LINE Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION 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)
    IMAGE group, 37.540E_37.545E_37.549E_GrpA_SL4.jpg.
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION 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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