Bronze figurine of Osiris

Egyptian
Late Period–Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic dynast
760–30 B.C.


Dimensions

Height x width: 4.1 x 0.9 cm (1 5/8 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

82.183

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

This bronze figurine of the funerary god Osiris portrays the god standing. As is typical in representations of Osiris, he is mummified, wears a false beard and tall atef crown, and holds the crook and flail.

Provenance

From Egypt. By 1882: Dr. James Grant collection. 1882: given to the MFA by Dr. Grant.

(Accession date: September 1, 1882)

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. James Grant