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Statuette of Amennakht holding a statue of Osiris

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Statuette of Amennakht, wearing a long tunic and "double-wig", holding a statue of Osiris. Texts cover the back and shoulders of Amennakht's tunic, recording an invocation to Osiris.

Provenance

By 1887: Luigi Vassalli Collection (1812-1887); by 1957: Horace L. Mayer Collection (d. 1968); 1957: given to the MFA by Horace L. Mayer.

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 19–20, 1295–1070 B.C.

Dimensions

Height: 16.5 cm (6 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

57.410

Medium or Technique

Painted limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture