AN EGYPTIAN BRONZE OSIRIS
LATE PERIOD, DYNASTY XXVI-XXX, 664-343 B.C.
Solid cast, depicted mummiform with the arms folded across the chest, his fisted hands emerging from beneath his vestment, right over left, holding a crook and a flail, wearing a plumed atef-crown fronted by a uraeus and supported by ram horns, the almond-shaped eyes with extended cosmetic lines beneath conforming brows, the fleshy lips drawn into a smile, the plaited chin beard curved at its tip, on an integral plinth, a tenon below for insertion
14 3/8 in. (36.5 cm.) high excluding tenon