Statuette of Osiris, god of the dead

Egyptian
Late Period, Dynasty 26
688–525 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza

Dimensions

Height 25.5 cm (10 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.982

Medium or Technique

Bronze

On View

Egyptian Late Period Gallery (Gallery 216)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Osiris. Seated figure. Headdress of plumes and rams’ horns, holding crook and whip. Inscribed round base “Osiris give life to Wadjeterdis, daughter fo Ankh-tef, begotten of the lady of the house Isis-khebit”.

Provenance

Giza, tomb G 7632 hall A I. February 18, 1925: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition.
(Accession Date: February 15, 1925)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition