An Egyptian black steatite figure of Osiris
Lot 315*
An Egyptian black steatite figure of Osiris
£1,500 - 2,000
US$ 2,500 - 3,400
Auction Details
An Egyptian black steatite figure of Osiris
Lot Details
An Egyptian black steatite figure of Osiris
Late Period, 26th Dynasty, circa 600 B.C.
The mummiform standing deity wearing the atef crown, holding the crook and flail, protected by a larger incomplete figure of Isis standing behind him with winged arms stretched down on either side, the back pillar inscribed with text naming the donor, 'Ankhlior son of Remenetch,' his mother, 'Herba', 4in (10.2cm) high

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  • Provenance:
    Swiss private collection, acquired in 2011.
    French private collection J.M. formed circa 1960s - late 1970s.
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