Votive figurine of Osiris, standing

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesheikh, Quarry

Dimensions

Height: 11.7 cm (4 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

12.1363

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Bronze votive figurine of Osiris, standing. He is wearing the Atef crow, which is broken, surmounted by a sun disc. He is holding a scepter. It is heavily patinated. The details are very worn.

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