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Copper alloy statue of Osiris


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Title/s

Copper alloy statue of Osiris

Category

figure

Name

statuette

Description

standing figure of Osiris, head broken and replaced; beartd and uraeus do not belong; feathers missing from crown; eyes inlaid. He appears as a wrapped, mummified figure, which is a reference to his murder and disembodiment by his brother Seth.

Dimensions

height 44.5 cm

Period

Late Period

Date

400 B.C. — 100 B.C.

Provenance

bequeathed: Greg, Robert (Sir) 1954 (Filtered for: Antiquities)

Material/s

copper alloy

Accession Number

E.152.1954 (Antiquities)
(Reference Number: 62208; Input Date: 2003-03-25 / Last Edit: 2011-07-13)

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