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Bronze beard from figurine of Osiris

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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

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

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture