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An Egyptian Bronze Figure of Osiris, 21st/22nd Dynasty, 1075-716 B.C.

Property from an English Private Collection

An Egyptian Bronze Figure of Osiris, 21st/22nd Dynasty, 1075-716 B.C.

An Egyptian Bronze Figure of Osiris, 21st/22nd Dynasty, 1075-716 B.C.

Property from an English Private Collection

An Egyptian Bronze Figure of Osiris

21st/22nd Dynasty, 1075-716 B.C.


seated and holding the crook and flail, and wearing a braided beard, broad beaded collar, and the atef-crown with uraeus and ram’s horns surmounted by uraei, the plumes with indications of inlay, his face with large almond-shaped eyes and long eyebrows formerly inlaid.

Height 31 cm.

Broken and repaired at the ankles. Surface somewhat worn overall, a large loss to the back of the lower legs. the tip of the proper left plume bent back. The eye inlays missing and plume inlays missing in the sun-disks, and what remains is somewhat corroded. A thin layer of corrosion over most of the back.


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private collection, Switzerland, acquired in the 1960s, and thence by descent