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Funerary cone of Amenemhat

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Funerary cone of reddish clay with tapering cone element broken off and missing. Rectangular stamp applied to the head (impression very faint, but known from parallels) shows two columns of hieroglyphic text flanked by kneeling male figures with arms raised in a pose of adoration; topped by a...

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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 598


Height x diameter: 4.1 x 8.9 cm (1 5/8 x 3 1/2 in.)

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Architectural elements