Statuette of Osiris
Third Intermediate Period
Height x width: 25.5 x 6.7 cm (10 1/16 x 2 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Egyptian Funerary Arts Gallery (Mummies) (Gallery 109)
Standing figure of Osiris with the flail and whip in his hands. He wears the atef crown with added rams horns and a broad collar of inlaid precious metal. The eyes and brows are of inlaid black metal. The carving technique is of very high quality, with special attention paid to the details of the crown’s feathers, the false beard and the uraeus’ body.
Before 1908: Alfred Greenough Collection; by 1908: Charles H. Parker Collection; 1908: given to the MFA by Charles H. Parker.
(Accession Date: May 14, 1908)
Alfred Greenough Collection