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Statuette of Osiris Wearing an Elaborate Crown

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

  • Place Made: Egypt
  • DATES 664–332 B.C.E.
    PERIOD Late Period
    DIMENSIONS without tang: 5 5/16 x 1 7/8 x 1 1/8 in. (13.5 x 4.8 x 2.8 cm)  (show scale)
    CREDIT LINE Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Solid cast bronze figure of Osiris. The god is shown as standing, mummiform, and holding the crook and flail. He wears an atef-crown with one uraeus rising from each horn and two uraei hanging from each horn. One tang descends from his feet. Condition: Green/cuprite red patina. Slight casting flaw on right rear lower leg. Minor pitting over surface.
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CAPTION Statuette of Osiris Wearing an Elaborate Crown, 664–332 B.C.E. Bronze, without tang: 5 5/16 x 1 7/8 x 1 1/8 in. (13.5 x 4.8 x 2.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.564E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 37.564E_NegA_SL4.jpg)
    IMAGE front, unedited master file, 37.564E_NegA_SL4.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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