Height x length: 46.6 x 63 cm (18 3/8 x 24 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Egyptian Funerary Arts Gallery (Mummies) (Gallery 109)
Footboard depicting the mummification of Osiris by Anubis. Two mourning women, representing Isis and Nephthys, stand at either end of Osiris. There is a vertical strip of hieroglyphic text in both upper corners; however, their meaning is not fully understood.
December 14, 1979: New York sale, Sotheby Parke-Bernet, sold to MFA.
Egyptian Special Purchase Fund