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Osiris in bronze with gold leaf

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Bronze osiris figure with tang below feet, remains of guilding on head.

Provenance

Gebel Barkal; PYR VIII; Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Meroitic Period, 263 B.C.–A.D. 248

Findspot

Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

16-4-86

Medium or Technique

Bronze / Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture