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Description: Late period, ca. 700 to 30 BC
Squared section of light colored limestone showing a full figure of the striding Osiris at left. He wears the crown of Upper Egypt, a knee-length kilt and extends his graceful hands towards Isis at right. She wields a thin staff and wears a sun disc crown. One leg and left arm are obliterated. Background shows a grid pattern from which to follow the strict cannon of proportion famous in Egyptian art. Intact for the fragment it is.
Location of Origin: Middle East / Western Asia / Northern Africa
Dimensions: 14-3/4 inches H. x 12-1/2 inches wide + custom mount
Primary Classification: Ancient Art : Egyptian
Provenance: NYC collection