Head of Osiris
Findspot: Egypt, Abydos
Height: 6.5 cm (2 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Black granite fragment of an Osiris statuette. He is crowned. He wears a beard and uraeus on his forehead. It is heavy. It is broken at the neck. A small portion of the beard remains.
From Abydos. 1902: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt, received by the MFA through subscription to the Egypt Exploration Fund on November 17, 1902. (Accession Date:November 17, 1902)
Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription