Statuette of Osiris-in-hydria (Osiris-in-a-jar)

Egyptian
Roman Imperial Period
1st–2nd century A.D.


Dimensions

Height x width: 5.7 x 1.9 cm (2 1/4 x 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

72.4428

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

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.
(Accession date: June 28, 1872)

Credit Line

Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way