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    Sale 7659

    Antiquities

    13 October 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 115

    AN EGYPTIAN BRONZE FIGURE OF OSIRIS

    LATE PERIOD, CIRCA 7TH-4TH CENTURY B.C.

    Price Realised  

    AN EGYPTIAN BRONZE FIGURE OF OSIRIS
    LATE PERIOD, CIRCA 7TH-4TH CENTURY B.C.
    The standing mummiform god holding crook and flail surmounted by a pair of uraei, wearing false beard and atef-crown with central uraeus, ram horns below supporting a uraeus on each side, feet missing, mounted
    5½ in. (14 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Baird collection, Belfast, sold in the 1970s.
    Private collection, Belfast: sold Christie's London, 5 July 1995, lot 333.