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Stele with image of Osiris

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Upper part of a round-topped stele with decoration in low relief showing a priest worshipping Osiris. The man wears a fillet and scented cone on his head. Osiris, whose name appears in the space between the figures, is mummified and carries the characteristic crook and flail, although the crook...

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Provenance

Said to be from Thebes (Gurna). 1903: Purchased for the MFA at Luxor, Egypt from Mohamed Mohassib by Albert M. Lythgoe for LE 3.10. Acquired with funds from the Emily Esther Sears Fund. (Accession Date: January 1, 1904)

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund

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

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Said to be from Thebes (Gurna), Egypt

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 27.5 x 29 x 6.5 cm (10 13/16 x 11 7/16 x 2 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

04.1850

Medium or Technique

Greywacke

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Stele