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Standing Mummiform Statuette of Osiris

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Bronze
  • Place Collected: Abydos, Egypt
  • DATES 332 B.C.E-395 C.E.
    PERIOD Ptolemaic Period to Roman Period
    DIMENSIONS 4 13/16 x 1 7/16 in. (12.3 x 3.6 cm)  (show scale)
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 08.480.35
    CREDIT LINE Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Standing Mummiform Statuette of Osiris, 332 B.C.E-395 C.E. Bronze, 4 13/16 x 1 7/16 in. (12.3 x 3.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 08.480.35. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.08.480.35_NegA_print_bw.jpg)
    IMAGE front, CUR.08.480.35_NegA_print_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Standing bronze statuette of Osiris, mummiform. White crown with uraeus and ostrich feathers. Hands grasp crook and flail. At back of figure, a standing goddess, probably Nephthys wearing horns and sun disk. Large suspension loop at base of Osiris's neck and on left edge of base. No inscription. Condition: Fair. Considerable corrosion remains. Surface a dull black. Spots of disease on base of figure of Nephthys. Poor work.
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