Osiris in bronze with gold leaf

Nubian
Meroitic Period
263 B.C.–A.D. 248


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, PYR VIII

Accession Number

16-4-86

Medium or Technique

Bronze / Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Bronze Osiris figure with tang below feet, remains of guilding on head.

Provenance

Gebel Barkal; PYR VIII; Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition