Fragment of Osiris figure

Nubian
Meroitic Period, reign of Shanakdakhete
170–150 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Beg. N. XI

Dimensions

4.4 x 5.4 cm (1 3/4 x 2 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.12335

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Three fragments of a bronze Osiris figure with a hollow cast. (Change documentation to Beg. N.XI)

Provenance

From Meroe, BEg. N. XI. 1921: 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