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Bronze figurine of Osiris

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This bronze figurine of the funerary god Osiris portrays the god standing. As is typical in representations of Osiris, he is mummified, wears a false beard and tall atef crown, and holds the crook and flail.

Provenance

From Egypt. By 1882: Dr. James Grant collection. 1882: given to the MFA by Dr. Grant. (Accession date: September 1, 1882)

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. James Grant

Egyptian, Late Period–Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic dynast, 760–30 B.C.

Dimensions

Height x width: 4.1 x 0.9 cm (1 5/8 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

82.183

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture