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Statuette of Osiris

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Silver statuette of Osiris. It is a thin, standing figure He is crowned and holding the crook and flail. He wears a beard. He stands on a base.

Provenance

From Abydos, shire of Osiris. 1901: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt, received by the MFA through subscription to the Egypt Exploration Fund. (Accession Date: October 1, 1901)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, 1550–1295 B.C.

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Egypt

Dimensions

Height: 6.3 cm (2 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

01.7352

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture