- Ptolemaic Period
- 306–30 B.C.
- From Egypt
- Wood, paint, gesso
- H. 81.5 cm (32 1/16 in.); base: L. 43 × W. 12 cm (16 15/16 × 4 3/4 in.)
- Credit Line:
- Gift of Edward S. Harkness, 1921
- Accession Number:
Hollow wooden figures of Osiris were used to hold funerary texts on papyrus scrolls in the later periods of Egyptian history. This excellent example was made for a musician of the god of the twelfth nome of Upper Egypt, Ihet, born of the House Mistress, Gemyet.