Fragment of Osiris statuette
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, B501, V, 4, debris
Other: 19 x 9.5 x 10.4 cm (7 1/2 x 3 3/4 x 4 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Granodiorite with pink inclusions
Not On View
This is the head of an Osiris statuette with part of the back pillar. Eye cavities for eye inlays have been gouged out. The figure is wearing an atef crown, most of the plumes are broken off. Eyebrows, nose and lips are battered. It is part of the same object but does not join 19-1-349 and Eg.Inv.11954. See Related for parts of whole.
From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, B501, V, 4, debris. 1920: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition