Bronze beard from figurine of Osiris

Egyptian
Late Period–Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic dynast
760–30 B.C.


Dimensions

Height: 9.8 cm (3 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

87.459

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Bronze beard from a figurine of Osiris. It is convex, braided, and the lower end is curved. There is a spike in the top for attatchment. It is heavily incrusted.

Provenance

Excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription