About this object

Cast bronze figure of Osiris shown in the tight wrap of his linen bandages with his hands holding the royal insignia of crook and flail, and wearing the plumed Atef crown with a uraeus cobra rising from the front. From excavations of the Egypt Exploration Society but no site recorded (given "from old stock" in 1925).

Object specifics

  • Type
  • Culture
    Third Intermediate Period
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    1069 BC - 664 BC
  • Materials
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Purchased from the collections of Norwich Castle Museum
  • Collector
    Egypt Exploration Society
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    1925 before
  • Measurements
    100 mm x 30 mm
  • Related people
    East Anglia Egyptian Society ( Previous owner); Egypt Exploration Society ( Collector, previous owner); Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery ( Previous owner)


Previous owners

Object view = Humanities
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