Ancient Egypt, Osiris Figurine, Late Period, c. 664 -332 BC
Copper alloy; 69mm/9.2gm
Con/ Sound and intact; green patina with bronze high-lights. Waxed and buffed.
A small Egyptian bronze figure of Osiris, Egyptian god of the dead and ruler of the underworld. Depicted mummiform, wearing atef crown with uraeus and false beard, arms folded across chest and clutching crook and flail. Short tang below feet for attaching to a base or placement in a niche.