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Statuette of Osiris

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Standing figure of Osiris with the flail and whip in his hands. He wears the atef crown with added rams horns and a broad collar of inlaid precious metal. The eyes and brows are of inlaid black metal. The carving technique is of very high quality, with special attention paid to the details of...

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Provenance

Before 1908: Alfred Greenough Collection; by 1908: Charles H. Parker Collection; 1908: given to the MFA by Charles H. Parker. (Accession Date: May 14, 1908)

Credit Line

Alfred Greenough Collection

Egyptian, Third Intermediate Period, 1075–656 B.C.

Object Place for Label

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Egypt

Dimensions

Height x width: 25.5 x 6.7 cm (10 1/16 x 2 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

08.260

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture