Statuette of Osiris

A work made of steatite.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of steatite.

Date:

Late Period, Dynasty 26 (664–525 BC)

Artist:

Egyptian

About this artwork

This finely carved figure of the god Osiris portrays the mummiform deity seated on a throne holding a crook and flail, which are symbols of his ability to rule and to provide.

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Ancient and Byzantine Art

Artist

Ancient Egyptian

Title

Statuette of Osiris

Origin

Egypt

Date

664 AD–525 AD

Medium

Steatite

Dimensions

19.3 × 4.1 × 10.2 cm (7 5/8 × 1 5/8 × 4 in.)

Credit Line

W. Moses Willner Fund

Reference Number

1910.244

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