London, South Kensington
7 October 2010
AN EGYPTIAN BRONZE OSIRIS
LATE PERIOD-PTOLEMAIC PERIOD, CIRCA 664-30 B.C.
Seated, his hands crossing his chest, holding crook and flail, the details incised, the plumed atef-crown with frontal uraeus, his plaited false beard incised, the eyes inlaid, a tang on the underside of the feet
6¼ in. (15.8 cm.) high
Swiss private collection, 1950s.
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