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Copper alloy figure of Osiris


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Title/s

Copper alloy figure of Osiris

Category

figure

Name

statuette

Description

Seated figure of Osiris, with a very elaborate crown; traces of gilding remain; surface broken away under thighs. Osiris was the god of the Underworld.

Dimensions

height 24.5 cm
max.width 7.6 cm
max.depth 9 cm

Period

Late Period

Date

circa 664 B.C. — 332 B.C.

Provenance

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

Material/s

copper alloy

Accession Number

E.156.1954 (Antiquities)
(Reference Number: 62212; Input Date: 2003-03-25 / Last Edit: 2011-07-13)

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