Statuette of Osiris-Iah

A work made of copper alloy.
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  • A work made of copper alloy.

Date:

Late Period, Dynasty 26–30 (about 664–332 BC)

Artist:

Egyptian

About this artwork

According to the Egyptian religion, gods could combine with each other to form composite deities. The complex crown of this bronze statuette has characteristics of the god Osiris, as well as the ibis-headed moon god Thoth. This statuette was dedicated to the god by a man named Pamu.

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Artist

Ancient Egyptian

Title

Statuette of Osiris-Iah

Origin

Egypt

Date

664 AD–332 AD

Medium

Copper alloy

Inscriptions

base inscribed

Dimensions

15 × 7 × 5.5 cm (5 7/8 × 2 3/4 × 2 1/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Henry H. Getty, Charles L. Hutchinson, and Robert H. Fleming

Reference Number

1894.259

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