Base of greywacke statue of god Osiris, broken off at ankles; two horizontal lines of hieroglyphic text around base, and two columns up back pillar; permanently attached to 29.1131.
- Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
- Giza (provenance unknown). 1798: found at Giza during Napoleon’s campaign by his general, Jean Lannes Duc de Montebello; taken to Paris following French capitulation to English; passed down in owner’s family until 2000; 2000: purchased by MFA from owner.
- Height x width x depth: 20 x 15.5 x 29 cm (7 7/8 x 6 1/8 x 11 7/16 in.) - Lower Part Height: .55cm (21 5/8 in) - upper part
- Credit Line
- Museum purchase with funds donated by Stanford Calderwood in honor of Norma-Jean Calderwood, a member of the Visiting Committee of Art of the Ancient World
- Object Ownership Information
- MFA lkk
- Late Period, Dynasty 26
- Date of Register Entry
- 688–525 B.C.
- 1798: found at Giza during Napoleon’s campaign by his general, Jean Lannes Duc de Montebello; taken to Paris following French capitulation to English; passed down in owner’s family until 2000; 2000: purchased by MFA from owner.
Dunham, Dows. "The Late Egyptian Gallery Rearranged." Bulletin of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston 29, No. 172 (December 1931), p. 26, unnumbered fig. (top portion only (= 28-4-76 = MFA 29.1131); bottom portion (MFA 2000.973) joined later.
Freed, Rita E., Lawrence M. Berman, and Denise M. Doxey. Arts of Ancient Egypt. MFA Highlights. Boston: MFA Publications, 2003, p. 183.
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