Torso of Osiris figure

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, 700B

Dimensions

Other: 15.6 x 10.2 x 8 cm (6 1/8 x 4 x 3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

16-3-27

Medium or Technique

Gray granite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

This is a fragment of an Osiris figure consisting of part of torso, tip of beard, and arms holding crook and flail and part of the back pillar. It is part of the same statue, but does not join 16-4-263.10, the feet and base. See Related for parts of whole.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, 700B. 1916: 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