Egyptian bronze figure of Lord God Osiris: Circa 500 BC.

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Seller: grimstonian (3,282) 100%, Location: West Sussex, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 233338433543 Egyptian bronze figure of Lord God Osiris: Circa 500 BC. Click images to enlarge Description Egyptian bronze Osiris statuette A bronze figurine of the god Osiris in typical mummiform pose. He wears the divine beard braided into a curl at the bottom and atef crown fronted by a uraeus serpent. In his hands he holds the customary implements, the crook and flail. He stands on a rectangular base with side suspension loop, a fragmentary loop behind the neck. Mounted on a marble stand with old description under the base. Height of figure 8 cms (3.15 ins). Ptolemaic Period: Circa 500 BC. A pleasing little figure; complete and intact and with good solid bronze, decent details and nice patination. Osiris was the Egyptian god of the afterlife and the underworld. In this role he was appropriately associated as the god of transition, resurrection, and regeneration. He was the brother-husband of the goddess Isis and the father of the god Horus. Egyptian Pharaohs would aspire to identify with Osiris in death, and were mummified to resemble the god which is why Osiris so often appears dressed as a Pharaoh in artistic depictions. Provenance: Ex Froud collection collected prior to 2000> This item is not a UK find and as such is not subject to the Portable Antiquities Scheme. Supplied with illustrated COA (code H285) Payment Payment by Paypal Shipping Proof of posting is obtained for all items (copy available on request). Items posted to UK: We will take responsibility for an adequate level of insurance. Countries outside UK: Items will be sent with insurance against loss in the post. If it is possible, we will also send with tracking, but not all countries have this possibility; if in doubt, you are welcome to check with us. Terms of Sale All items are guaranteed to be authentic, to date from the period stated, and to comply with the description provided, with no time restriction for return if not. We also offer a no-quibble refund if you are in any way unhappy with your purchase and it is returned in the same condition within 14 days. About Us We have been dealing in antiquities and items of archaeological interest since the early 1990s, and have sold thousands of items to collectors all over the World, including leading museums. TimesAncient is committed to the ethical purchase of all items of historical significance that we offer. We never knowingly engage in the purchase of objects who provenance or ownership history is deemed to be dubious. All ancient items offered for sale on our website are purchased from legitimate sources. These include old private collections, auction houses, legal finders and responsible dealers within the coin and ancient art market. Every item we sell is guaranteed to be authentic and to date from the period stated. Nothing beats the feeling of handling and owning an item created by humans in far-off history. Contact Us If you have any queries, please contact us using your eBay message board. Get images that make Supersized seem small.Tailor your auctions with Auctiva's Listing Templates! THE simple solution for eBay sellers. Track Page Views WithAuctiva's FREE Counter Condition: Egyptian bronze figure of Lord God Osiris: Circa 500 BC., Type: Statue, Culture: Eqyptian, Colour: Bronze, Material: Bronze

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