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Osiris-Iah

Paris, Musée du Louvre, August 2012

 

A statuette of the lunar god Osiris-Iah ("Osiris the Moon"). Originally an independent deity, Iah was later almost completely absorbed by the lunar god Khonsu. From the Late Period several statuettes of the compositie deity Osiris-Iah have come down to us.

 

E 3759. Late Period (664-332 BCE). Provenance unknown. Bronze.

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Taken in August 2012