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Bronze fragment of a crown of Osiris

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Bronze fragment of a crown of Osiris. There is a plume with a twisted horn, uraeus, and disc. There are two attachments along the side of the plume. It is incrusted.

Provenance

From Tell Nabasha. 1886, excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; presented to the MFA at EEF fifth annual general meeting; sent over June 24, 1887. (Accession date: June 24, 1887)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

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

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Egypt

Dimensions

Height x width: 17.9 x 6.9 cm (7 1/16 x 2 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

87.449

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture