<em>The God Osiris</em>, 525-30 B.C.E. Glass, 1 1/2 x 5/8 x 1/8 in. (3.8 x 1.6 x 0.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.1280E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.1280E_wwg8.jpg)

The God Osiris

Medium: Glass

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:525-30 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 1 1/2 x 5/8 x 1/8 in. (3.8 x 1.6 x 0.3 cm)


Museum Location: 19th Dynasty to Roman Period, Martha A. and Robert S. Rubin Gallery, 3rd Floor


Accession Number: 37.1280E

Image: CUR.37.1280E_wwg8.jpg,West Wing gallery 8 installation

Catalogue Description:
Glass inlay (rear surface flat) representing, in relief, the god Osiris. The god is shown frontally and mummiform holding to his chest the crook and flail. The wrappings on his body are decorated with a cross-hatch pattern. Projecting out from the body, below the arms, on each side is a fringe decorated with incised diagonal lines. The figure is a medium opaque blue except for the crown (“Atef”) and most of the face which are opaque pale green. Condition: Complete and good but for some dark stain.

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