jueves, 28 de enero de 2016

Lid of a mummiform case containing the figure of the god of the dead Osiris.


Lid of a mummiform case containing the figure of the god of the dead Osiris. The falcon-head depiction refers to the god Sokar, god of the Memphite necropolis. Country of Origin: Egypt. Culture: Ancient Egyptian. Date/Period: Late Period. Place of Origin: Memphis. Material Size: Wood, gold. h = 22 ins.. Credit Line: Werner Forman Archive/Private Collection . Location: 39.

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