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AN EGYPTIAN BRONZE OSIRIS
AN EGYPTIAN BRONZE OSIRIS

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

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AN EGYPTIAN BRONZE OSIRIS
LATE PERIOD-PTOLEMAIC PERIOD, CIRCA 664-30 B.C.
Depicted mummiform with his arms folded on his chest, wearing a plumed atef-crown with frontal uraeus, the eyes preserving traces of gold overlay, a long false beard and an incised multi-strand broad collar with counterpoise hanging down the back, holding a crook and flail, on integral trapezoidal base with two sides with hieroglyphic inscription reading 'Osiris gives life to [?], Padiusir'
7¼ in. (18.5 cm.) high
Provenance
Private collection, France, acquired 1970s.

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