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Votive figurine of Osiris, standing

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Bronze votive figurine of Osiris, standing. He wears a beard and the Atef crown surmounted by a sun disc. He holds a scepter. The details are worn. There is patina.

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, Greco-Roman Period, 305–30 B.C.

Findspot

Egypt

Dimensions

Height: 8.6 cm (3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

12.1368

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture