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вторник, 19 сентября 2017 г.

“Statue of Osiris discovered in a deep pit in the tomb of…

“Statue of Osiris discovered in a deep pit in the tomb of…



“Statue of Osiris discovered in a deep pit in the tomb of Psamtik at Saqqara. Osiris is shown seated, wrapped tightly, and holding the crook and flail – symbols of kingship in his hands, crossed at his torso. He wears the atef-crown and a uraeus, as well as a false beard. The base is inscribed with a conventional offering formula. CG 38358 , schist; H. 89.5 cm. 26th Dynasty, Late Period, Saqqara. Egyptian Museum, Cairo. Ground Floor, Room 24.”






Inside the Egyptian Museum
with Zahi Hawass


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