LARGE BRONZE FIGURE OF OSIRIS

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LARGE BRONZE FIGURE OF OSIRIS

Standing mummiform, holding crook and flail with incised decoration in his hands, his right hand placed above his left protruding from his mummy wrappings; wearing braided false beard and elaborate Atef crown with two striped feathers and rams horns, cobra with sun disk on top at either side, central uraeus at front

Sotheby’s London, 19 May 1986 lot 148a; hence Royal Athena Galleries, NY, Musée d’Art Classique de Mougins, France, acq. 2009. Solid cast
H. 32,5 cm. Intact. Green patina. Mounted

Late Period, 6th- 4th cent. BC

Publ. M. Merrony, Mougins Musum of Classical Art, Guide Book, Mougins 2011, p.43, fig. 16
Cf. G. Roeder, Aegyptische Bronzefiguren, Berlin 1956, pl. 26;
G. Steindorff, Catalogue of the Egyptian Sculpture in the Walters Art Gallery, Baltinmore 1946, pls. LXVI-LXVII

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