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    Sale 2007

    Antiquities

    4 June 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 18

    AN EGYPTIAN BRONZE OSIRIS

    LATE PERIOD TO PTOLEMAIC PERIOD, 664-30 B.C.

    Price Realised  

    AN EGYPTIAN BRONZE OSIRIS
    LATE PERIOD TO PTOLEMAIC PERIOD, 664-30 B.C.
    Depicted mummiform with the arms folded at the chest, his fisted hands emerging from beneath his vestment, holding a crook and a flail, wearing a multi-strand broad collar, its details incised, the plumed atef-crown fronted by a uraeus, wearing a plaited false beard curved out at the tip, atop a trapezoidal integral plinth
    9 in. (22.9 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Collected by Gustave Jéquier (1868-1946).