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Statuette of Osiris-in-hydria (Osiris-in-a-jar)

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Provenance

By 1836: Robert Hay Collection, Linplum, Scotland; 1863: to his son, Robert James Alexander Hay; 1868-1872: Way Collection, Boston (purchased by Samuel A. Way through London dealers Rollin and Feuardent, 27 Haymarket); 1872: given to the MFA by Samuel's son, C. Granville Way. (Accession date: June 28, 1872)

Credit Line

Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way

Egyptian, Roman Imperial Period, 1st–2nd century A.D.

Dimensions

Height x width: 5.7 x 1.9 cm (2 1/4 x 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

72.4428

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture