AN EGYPTIAN BRONZE FIGURE OF OSIRIS
“GOD OF THE AFTERLIFE”
Egypt, Late Period; 664 – 323 BC
The figure is made of solid bronze, bearded, mummiform and holding the crook and flail with broad collar. He wears the “Atef” plumed crown with uraeus at the front, the snake’s tail rising atop the crown.
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Egyptian pair of bronze and Alabaster Eyes, ca. 600 BC.
Almond-shaped eye inlays with eyebrows, the well-formed lid and cosmetic line crafted of bronze and inlaid with irises of alabaster; the pupils in black pigment. Perhaps from an anthropoid sarcophagus or a monumental statue.