User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Fragment of Osiris figurine

One small, flat fragment of Osiris figure with whip, crook and short beard.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) el-Kurru, Pyramid 15. 1919: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Shabaka, 712–698 B.C.

Findspot

el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Length x thickness: 2.9 x 0.25 cm (1 1/8 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

19.1743

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Fragments