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Ancient Art

Figure of Osiris

760–330 B.C.

Bronze

12.07 × 3.49 × 2.54 cm (4 3/4 × 1 3/8 × 1 in.)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Olsen
1956.33.80
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Egyptian
Period: 
Late Period (ca. 664–332 B.C.)
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Fred H. Olsen (1891–1986), and Florence Quittenton Olsen, Guilford, Conn.; gift in 1956 to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

William W. Hallo, “Where Old and New Meet: Ancient Near Eastern Studies,” Yale Alumni Magazine 42, no. 5 (February 1979): 13, ill.

Gerry D. Scott, III, Ancient Egyptian Art at Yale, 1st (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1986), 150, no. 84A, ill.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.