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EGYPTIAN BRONZE OSIRIS

Mummiform and wearing the atef-crown, well modeled and of unusually complex construction, with six separately cast details, now lost, and eyes, cosmetic lines, and with false beard bands incised to receive inlay.

XXVth-XXVIth Dynasty, 664-525 BC

H. 5 1/2 in. (14 cm.)

Ex private collection, Warren, Michigan, acquird in 1987.

Published: J. Eisenberg, Art of the Ancient World, 1985, no. 435; J. Eisenberg, Art of the Ancient World, 2007, no. 208; J. Eisenberg, Art of the Ancient World, 2014, no. 173.

Exhibited: Picker Art Gallery, Colgate Univ., Hamilton, New York, 1988-2005.

SD0501C
$22,500


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