Stucco on linen cartonnage fragment with a standing Osiris in profile, Lord of the Underworld and God of Vegetation, God of the Dead, God of inundation and fertility, protector of all human beings: dead or alive, the most revered of the Gods, husband of Isis, father of Harpokrates. Ptolemaic. 305-30 BC (7 ¾" x 4 ¼")
Carved limestone statue of Osiris, the God of vegetation and regeneration, with Isis, mother of all gods and nature, and an Egyptian Goddess, standing on a base with hieroglyphics. Traces of red, green, black and yellow. Hieroglyphics and Egyptian symbols including Amun, the Egyptian sky God who came to be regarded as a sun God and the head of the Egyptian pantheon, seated on a throne, on the back. 26th Dynasty. 663-525 BC (6" x 3 1/2" X 2 1/4").
Ancient Egypt. From a terracotta statue, Harpokrates, "Horus the Child", the son of Isis and Osiris, with his finger to the mouth. Light earthen patina.
30 BC-324 AD (4" x 2 1/2")
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