Egypt. Myth. the god of the lower world and judge of the dead, brother and husband of Isis
Origin of OsirisClassical Latin ; from Classical Greek ; from Egyptian Us-?r
The ancient Egyptian god whose annual death and resurrection personified the self-renewing vitality and fertility of nature.
Origin of OsirisLatin Os&imacron;ris, from Greek, from Egyptian wsjr, perhaps originally js-jrt, seat of the eye (of the sun) : js-, akin to jst, seat + jrt, eye.
c. 1275 bc painted wood statue from the Tomb of Hunefer