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BRONZE SEATED FIGURE OF OSIRIS

BRONZE SEATED FIGURE OF OSIRIS

Hollow cast, enthroned and mummiform, holding crook and flail in crossed arms, wearing Atef-crown with feathered side plumes and uraeus; with fine cosmetic lines, eyes recessed to have taken inlays, plaited beard, chin straps indicated, elaborate collar comprising three incised rows of vertical stripes and triangles; hole underneath buttocks, integral pointed tang under feet.

Ex priv. coll. R.J., Netherlands, 2006.
H. 20.3 cm. Dark patina, mounted on wood stand.
Late Period, after 600 BC

Cf. G. Roeder, Aegyptische Bronzefiguren, Berlin 1956, p.168, §215b,Taf. 78e; Exhib. cat. Le Don du Nil, Art Égyptien dans les Collections Suisses, Zürich 1978, no. 317

 12.500

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