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Ptah-Sokar-Osiris figure

Egyptian
Late Period, Dynasty 25–31
760–332 B.C.


Dimensions

Overall: 38.4 x 8.9 cm (15 1/8 x 3 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

72.4077

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment

Mummiform figure on base. Wood, slight coating of dull black; faint hieroglyphics and lines painted in yellow; hole in top of head; rough pedestal with traces of coating of bitumen.

Provenance

By 1836: Robert Hay Collection, Linplum, Scotland; 1863: to his son, Robert James Alexander Hay; 1868-1872: Way Collection,Boston (purchased by Samuel A. Way through London dealers Rollin and Feuardent, 27 Haymarket); 1872: given to the MFA by Samuel's son, C. Granville Way.

Credit Line

Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way