<em>Head of the God Osiris</em>, ca. 595-525 B.C.E. Slate, 7 7/8 x 3 x 4 3/4 in. (20 x 7.6 x 12 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 48.163. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 48.163_SL1.jpg)

Head of the God Osiris

Medium: Slate

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 595-525 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 7 7/8 x 3 x 4 3/4 in. (20 x 7.6 x 12 cm)


Museum Location: Brooklyn Museum, BMA, 3MZM12, 23B


Accession Number: 48.163

Image: 48.163_SL1.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Green slate head of a king (or Osiris?) wearing White Crown on front of which is uraeus with long body. Remains of curled beard with strap. Conventionalized features, eyebrows in high relief, short puckered mouth. Fine quality. At back uninscribed plinth of obelisk form. Condition: Preserved portion intact. Face is preserved to chin. Lower left side of face lost.

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