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Funerary cone of Amenemhat

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Funerary cone of reddish clay. Rectangular stamp applied to the head shows two columns of hieroglyphic text flanked by kneeling male figures with arms raised in a pose of adoration; topped by a solar bark. Text of the impression identifies the owner, with each column carrying the same...

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Provenance

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 589

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 2.5 x 8.6 cm (1 x 3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

72.1815

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements