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Funerary cone of Aanen

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Funerary cone of buff clay with tapering cone element broken off and missing. Head end carries a stamp, somewhat faded, with three divided columns of hieroglyphic text that identifies the owner as "One honored by Osiris, the Scribe Aanen" (imAxy xr Wsir sS Aann). Funerary cones were...

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Provenance

Probably from Dra Abu el-Naga. By 1836: Robert Hay Collection, Linplum, Scotland; 1863: to his son, Robert James Alexander Hay; 1868-1872: Way Collection, Boston (purchased by Samuel A. Way through London dealers Rollin and Feuardent, 27 Haymarket); 1872: given to the MFA by Samuel's son, C. Granville Way. (Accession Date: June 28, 1872)

Credit Line

Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18–20, 1550–1070 B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Davies & MacAdam 172

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 6.4 x 8.6 cm (2 1/2 x 3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

RES.72.304

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements