Osiris - Egyptian God of Afterlife



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Osiris is the god of the afterlife, the underworld, and rebirth in ancient Egyptian religion.  He was classically depicted as a green-skinned deity with a pharaoh's beard, partially mummy-wrapped at the legs, wearing a distinctive atef crown, and holding a symbolic crook and flail.  Osiris was the judge of the dead and the underworlk agency that granted all life, including sprouting vegetation and the fertile flooding of the Nile River. He was described as "He Who is Permanently Benign and Youthful" and the "Lord of Silence". The Kings of Egypt were associated with Osiris in death – as Osiris rose from the dead so would they in union with him, and inherit eternal life through a process of imitative magic.

Approximate Dimensions:  10.5” x 4” x 3”

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