Triad of Osiris, Isis and Harpokrates

Egyptian
Late–Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic dynasty)
760–30 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Naukratis

Dimensions

Height: 7.2 cm (2 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

86.261

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

The funerary god Osiris stands in the center of this triad, flanked by his wife, Isis on the right and his son Harpokrates (Horus the child) on the left.

Provenance

From Naukratis. 1885: excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; October 28, 1885: voted to the MFA at EEF general meeting; sent over February 1886. (Accession Date: January 1, 1886)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription