Galerie Günter Puhze
Ancient Art

Object: 7249

Osiris

Late Period, circa 716 – 332 BC

Bronze, traces of gold leaf and glass for the eyes. The god represented as a standing figure dressed in an enveloping shroud with his arms over the chest, holding the royal insignia crook and flail. Eye balls inlayed in white and pupils inlayed in black glass. He wears an Atef-crown with frontal uraeus and ostrich feathers, ram's horns protrude at each side, and these support a pair of uraeus serpents wearing the solar disc. He also wears a false beard. Foot missing, left pupil modern. 

Published

Gail Gelburd, Androgyny in Art, New York, 1982   

Exhibition

Emily Lowe Gallery, Hofstra University, Hempstead, New York, 6 November – 19 December 1982

 

Provenance

European collection of the 1970s. Collection L. V., USA.



H 26.3 cm

Price on request