Footboard depicting the mummification of Osiris by Anubis. Two mourning women, representing Isis and Nephthys, stand at either end of Osiris. There is a vertical strip of hieroglyphic text in both upper corners; however, their meaning is not fully understood.
December 14, 1979: New York sale, Sotheby Parke-Bernet, sold to MFA.
Egyptian Special Purchase Fund