A bronze pendant of Osiris
A bronze pendant representing Osiris, also called Usir, one of the most important gods of ancient Egypt and god of the underworld. The figure is classically depicted with a pharaoh’s beard, his arms crossed on his breast, one hand holding a crook, the other a flail. On his head is the atef crown, composed of the white crown of Upper Egypt and two ostrich feathers. A loop is attached at the back of the pendant. Bronze. The pendant dates from the 22-30th dynasty, (945 – 332 BC).
Private Dutch collection
Height 9,4 cm.
Very good, no repairs, details sharp and clearly visible.