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Statuette of Osiris, god of the dead

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Osiris. Seated figure. Headdress of plumes and rams' horns, holding crook and whip. Inscribed round base "Osiris give life to Wadjeterdis, daughter fo Ankh-tef, begotten of the lady of the house Isis-khebit".

Provenance

Giza, tomb G 7632 hall A I. February 18, 1925: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition. (Accession Date: February 15, 1925)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Late Period, Dynasty 26, 688–525 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Height 25.5 cm (10 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.982

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture