Egyptian Bronze Osiris

SKU: MS.0051

Origin: Egypt
Circa: Late Period, c. 664 - 332 BC
Dimensions: 7.5" Height x 2" Width x 3" Depth, 8.8" Height x 4.25" Width x 4.5" Depth (16.5cms x 10.1cms x 6.3cms)
Medium: Bronze

Depicted seated, wearing a tripartite wig with a frontal uraeus, surmounted by a solar-disc supported by a crescent moon, the right hand originally resting on throne's arm, the left bent, both with clenched fists holding attributes, now missing, wearing a shendyt-kilt, feet resting on integral plinth.


Private collection, France, acquired 1970s; and thence by descent to the present owner

Mounted. Dark green-brown patina overall. Chip to proper left side of moon disk and moon crescent. Worn chip to proper left forearm. Worn surface on the face, especially the eyes and the nose. Modern nail between the feet for attachment to wood mount. This lot is accompanied by a French passport.

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