Bronze standing figure of the god, Osiris, with arms at its side.
Throughout their history, ancient Egyptians typically left votive offerings, or gifts, for their gods. The goddess Hathor dominated the areas of domesticity, music, and love. Her followers might leave her fertility figurines, musical instruments, amulets, or jewelry. After the Late Period (664-332 B.C.E.), bronze votive offerings became more common. The divine family of Isis, Osiris, and Horus is well represented in this collection.
672 CE – 30 BCE
Current Location Status:
Gift Of Estate Of Charles E. Fox
Mysteries of Egypt
(November 21 1999 – March 26 2000)Mysteries of Egypt was a traveling exhibit organized by the Canadian Museum of Civilization in the 1990s. It featured authentic and reproduction artifacts from ancient Egypt.Egypt
(2015 – 2016)GRPM produced Egypt exhibit