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 flail, the details incised, wearing a plumed atef-crown fronted by a uraeus, the plumes supported by ram horns, his eyes inlaid in shell or white stone, the plaited chin beard curved out at its tip, on an integral plinth, a tenon below for insertion
13½ in. (34.3 cm.) high excluding tenon