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Man Holding a Shrine Containing a Figure of Osiris
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Man Holding a Shrine Containing a Figure of Osiris


Description Conservation Exhibitions Provenance Inscription Credit
Description This speckled black granite statue depicts a man holding a shrine containing a figure of Osiris. The man has hollow eyes for inlay. The piece has an inscription on the back and below the shrine. The piece has been repaired and broken and has feet broken off. The piece is either from the Saite or Ptolemaic periods.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
2/12/1964Examinationexhibition
Exhibitions
  • Thou Shalt Have No Other Gods Before Me. The Jewish Museum, New York. 1964.
Provenance William T. / Henry Walters Collection, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Inscription] On back and below shrine
Credit Acquired by William T. or Henry Walters

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Creator
Period
664-30 BC (Late Period-Greco-Roman; Saite (?))
Medium
speckled black granite
(Sculpture)
Accession Number
22.196
Measurements
H: 11 13/16 in. (30 cm)
Geographies
  • Egypt (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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