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A handsome Egyptian bronze standing figure of Osiris

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A handsome Egyptian bronze standing figure of Osiris
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A handsome Egyptian bronze standing figure of Osiris, Late Period, c. 664 - 332 BC, mummiform, wearing atef crown with uraeus and false beard, arms folded across chest, hands holding a crook and flail. The facial features are nicely rendered and the surfaces are lightly encrusted with a mottled dark green & brown patina with patches on black. On the back of the figure is an amazing deposit of the Azurite, a deep blue copper carbonate mineral, rarely preserved on a bronze figure in such a fashion. H: 6 in (15.2cm). Mounted on a custom wood base. Ex collection of Dr. Morris Shelanski