Lamp in form of Osiris-Attis by Unknown Artist

Depicts a beardless youth enveloped in mummy bandages wearing an eagle headdress, encircled by a serpent, its head resting on the figure's left ear.

Details

Medium:
Bronze
Art Fund grant:
£6,487 ( Total: £12,974)
Acquired in:
1999
Vendor:
Christie's

Provenance

Formerly in the 19th century G Dattari collection.

Venue details

Fitzwilliam Museum Trumpington Street, CAMBRIDGE Cambridgeshire CB2 1RB 01223 332900 www.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk

Entry details

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