Votive figurine of Osiris, standing

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesheikh, Quarry

Dimensions

Height: 9.3 cm (3 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

12.1365

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Bronze votive figurine of Osiris, standing. He wears the Atef crown, surmounted by a sun disc, and a beard. There is a small remnant of gilding. He holds a scepter. The details are worn. It is patinated.

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