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A LARGE EGYPTIAN BRONZE OSIRIS
A LARGE EGYPTIAN BRONZE OSIRIS

LATE PERIOD, 25TH DYNASTY, CIRCA 747-656 B.C.

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A LARGE EGYPTIAN BRONZE OSIRIS
LATE PERIOD, 25TH DYNASTY, CIRCA 747-656 B.C.
His body wrapped in a shroud with only his hands emerging from beneath, holding a crook and flail, wearing the plumed atef-crown with ram's horns, fronted by a uraeus, long plaited false beard and a finely incised broad collar, his eyes inlaid with silver, standing on an integral plinth

21 ½ in. (54.6 cm.) high
Provenance
Anonymous sale; Münzen und Medaillen, Basel, 28 April 1972, lot 63.
Resandro collection, acquired from the above sale.
Exhibited
Munich, Staatliche Sammlung Ägypischer Kunst, Entdeckungen, Ägyptische Kunst in Süddeutschland, 30 August-6 October 1985.
Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum und Papyrussammlung; Berlin, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin; Munich, Staatliche Sammlung Ägyptischer Kunst Munchen; Hamburg, Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg, Gott und Götter im Alten Ägypten, 1992-1993.

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PUBLISHED:
Schoske & Wildung, 1985, p. 110, no. 92.
Schoske & Wildung, 1993, pp. 123-4, no. 84.
Grimm-Stadelmann, 2012, p. 101, no. R-375.


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