Votive figurine of Osiris, standing

Egyptian
Greco-Roman Period
305–30 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesheikh, Quarry

Dimensions

Height: 12.3 cm (4 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

12.1361

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Bronze votive figure of Osiris, standing. He wears the Atef crown, which is broken. It has patina. He wears a beard. He is holding the crook and flail.

Provenance

From Egypt, Mesheikh. 1912: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Findspot Information: From Mesheikh. Mes / quarry.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition