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Copper alloy figure of Osiris: E.156.1954

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Copper alloy figure of Osiris

Description

Seated figure of Osiris, with a very elaborate crown; traces of gilding remain; surface broken away under thighs. Osiris was the god of the Underworld.

Measurements and weight

Height: 24.5 cm
Max.depth: 9 cm
Max.width: 7.6 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Late Period
Circa -664 - Circa 333 -332

Materials used in production

bronze Copper alloy

Identification numbers

Accession number: E.156.1954
Primary reference Number: 62212
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Audit data

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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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Statuette" Web page available at: https://collection.beta.fitz.ms/id/object/62212 Accessed: 2021-12-02 06:41:53

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