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Copper alloy statue of Osiris: E.152.1954

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Current Location: Gallery 19


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 - -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: Thursday 3 August 2023

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

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