About this object

Bronze statuette of Osiris, standing holding a crook and flail. Tang at the base for insertion into a base.

There is also a figure of Osiris marked 56.22.601 in storage (16.4.2015 AC). Access dimensions L, 75; W, 25.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Religion
  • Culture
    Third Intermediate Period - Late Period
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Memphite Necropolis: Saqqara
  • Date made
    Dynasty 21 - Dynasty 30 (about 1069 BC - 332 BC)
  • Materials
    Bronze
  • Location
    World Museum, Level 3, Weston Discovery Centre
  • Acquisition
    Purchased from the collections of Norwich Castle Museum
  • Collector
    John Greville Rev Chester
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Memphite Necropolis: Saqqara
  • Date collected
    1870
  • Measurements
    116 mm x 26 mm x 11 mm
  • Note
    Norwich Castle Museum purchased this from Rev. G J Chester in 1870
  • Related people
    John Greville Rev Chester ( Collector, previous owner); Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery ( Previous owner)

Ownership

Previous owners

Object view = Humanities
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