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Mummiform figure representing the god Osiris.

Provenance

By 1836: Robert Hay Collection, Linplum, Scotland; 1863: to his son, Robert James Alexander Hay; 1868-1872: Way Collection, Boston (purchased by Samuel A. Way through London dealers Rollin and Feuardent, 27 Haymarket); 1872: given to the MFA by Samuel's son, C. Granville Way.

Credit Line

Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way

Egyptian, Late Period or Hellenistic Period, Dynasty 26 to, 664–30 B.C.

Dimensions

Height: 12.5 cm (4 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

72.4829

Medium or Technique

Linen and mud over a core of sand and grain

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment