PROPERTY FROM THE PLAISANT JOZEF NESTOR COLLECTION
LATE PERIOD, DYNASTY XXVI-XXX, 664-343 B.C.
AN EGYPTIAN BRONZE FIGURE OF OSIRIS
Late Period, Dynasty XXVI-XXX, 664-343 B.C.
Depicted mummiform in a seated position, tangs at the buttocks and soles of the feet for insertion, his arms bent at the elbows and held to his chest, holding a crook and flail in his fisted hands, wearing a false beard and atef-crown fronted by a uraeus, the plumes flanked by uraei, his large almond-shaped eyes once inlaid
10¼ in. (26 cm) high
French Collection, acquired in 1978