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An Egyptian Bronze Figure of Osiris, 26th Dynasty, 664-525 B.C.

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Estimate:

2,000 - 3,000 GBP

An Egyptian Bronze Figure of Osiris, 26th Dynasty, 664-525 B.C.

An Egyptian Bronze Figure of Osiris, 26th Dynasty, 664-525 B.C.

Estimate:

2,000 - 3,000 GBP

Lot sold:

2,520

GBP

An Egyptian Bronze Figure of Osiris

26th Dynasty, 664-525 B.C.


standing on a rectangular base with his hands emerging from his cloak and holding the crook and flail, and wearing a broad collar, braided beard with curled tip, and the atef-crown with uraei, two uraei suspended from each horn, a figure of Isis in low relief on his back.

Height without tenon 17.5 cm.

Head of the uraeus above the forehead and both tips of both plumes missing. The inside of the base is filled with calcarius material. The tenon half preserved. The surface worn, an old label on the back of the proper right plume reads "No. 72".


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private collection, early 20th Century (based on custom-made tapering wood base)
French private collection acquired in the 1930s/1940s, reputedly from Dikran Khan Kelekian
An old label on the back of the proper right plume reads "No. 72".