Statuette of Amennakht holding a statue of Osiris

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 19–20
1295–1070 B.C.


Dimensions

Height: 16.5 cm (6 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

57.410

Medium or Technique

Painted limestone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Statuette of Amennakht, wearing a long tunic and “double-wig”, holding a statue of Osiris. Texts cover the back and shoulders of Amennakht’s tunic, recording an invocation to Osiris.

Provenance

By 1887: Luigi Vassalli Collection (1812-1887); by 1957: Horace L. Mayer Collection (d. 1968); 1957: given to the MFA by Horace L. Mayer.

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer