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Fragment of Osiris statuette

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This is the head of an Osiris statuette with part of the back pillar. Eye cavities for eye inlays have been gouged out. The statue is wearingan atef crown with most of the feathers broken off. Eyebrows, nose and lips are battered. It is part of the same object but does not join 19-1-349 and...

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From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, B501, V, 4, debris. 1920: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

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Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition



Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)


Other: 19 x 9.5 x 10.4 cm (7 1/2 x 3 3/4 x 4 1/8 in.)

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Granodiorite with pink inclusions


The Ancient World