Statuette of Osiris as a Mummy with Erected Phallus
This baked clay statuette depicts the god Osiris naked, wears a tripartite wig and a divine beard. The penis and testicles are shaped separately and inserted into an oval recess. The black stone pupils are placed in a white stucco eyeball. The eye framing and eyebrows are inlaid sheet gold. Within the mummy case were 12 amulets. Originally, this statuette was wrapped in bituminous canvas.
Ptolemaic Period, reign of Ptolemy VI Philometor, ca. 180-145 BC. Now in the Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna. Inv. 10077