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Statuette of Osiris

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Bronze votive statue of Osiris with the Atef crown. It is heavily patinated. The bronze is split open on the body. He wears a beard. He is holding the crook and flail.

Provenance

From Egypt, Mesheikh. 1912: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt. Findspot Information: From Mesheikh. Mes / quarry.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Late Period, Dynasty 26, 664–525 B.C.

Findspot

Egypt

Dimensions

Length: 17.3 cm (6 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

12.1359

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture