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Ptah-Sokar-Osiris figure

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(a) Rectangular block, covered with stucco and painted inscriptions in black on green and orange. There is a border around the sides consisting of ankh signs and lotus leaves. (b) Mummiform figure of Ptah-Sokar-Osiris with a gilded face and dark blue headdress. The maroon body is inscribed on...

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Provenance

Said to be from Dendara. 1903: purchased for the MFA from Mohamed Mohassib, Luxor, Egypt, by Albert M. Lythgoe for £6. (Accession Date: January 1, 1903)

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund

Egyptian, Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic Dynasty), 305–30 B.C.

Object Place

Egypt

Dimensions

Height x width x length: 80 x 15 x 52 cm (31 1/2 x 5 7/8 x 20 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

03.1625a-c

Medium or Technique

Wood; gesso; pigment

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture