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Copper alloy statue of Osiris: E.152.1954

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Copper alloy statue of Osiris


Standing figure of Osiris, head broken and replaced; beartd and uraeus do not belong; feathers missing from crown; eyes inlaid. He appears as a wrapped, mummified figure, which is a reference to his murder and disembodiment by his brother Seth.

Measurements and weight

Height: 44.5 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1954) by Greg, Robert, Sir


Late Period
-400 - 101 -100

Materials used in production

Copper alloy

Identification numbers

Accession number: E.152.1954
Primary reference Number: 62208
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 19 November 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Antiquities

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