Art/ Collection/ Collection/ Art Object

Osiris

Period:
Late Period–Ptolemaic Period
Date:
664–30 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt
Medium:
Wood, stucco, white paint, original gilded
Dimensions:
H. 14 cm (5 1/2 in.); W. 3.7 cm (1 7/16 in.); D. 6.4 cm (2 1/2 in.)
Credit Line:
Gift of James Douglas, 1890
Accession Number:
90.6.91
Not on view
Collection of Dr. James Douglas, Quebec City. This piece was probably acquired between 1851–1865, when he is known to have traveled and collected in Egypt. Donated to the Museum by his son James S. Douglas, 1890.

Related Objects

Ritual Figure

Date: 380–246 B.C. Medium: Wood, formerly clad with lead sheet Accession: 2003.154 On view in:Gallery 128

Cult Image of the God Ptah

Date: ca. 945–600 B.C. Medium: Lapis lazuli Accession: 2007.24 On view in:Gallery 127

Statuette of Isis and Horus

Date: 332–30 B.C. Medium: Faience Accession: 55.121.5 On view in:Gallery 134

Striding Thoth

Date: 332–30 B.C. Medium: Faience Accession: 26.7.860 On view in:Gallery 134

Statue of a goddess, probably Nehemetaui or Nebethetepet

Date: 550–300 B.C. Medium: cupreous metal Accession: 26.7.845 On view in:Gallery 134