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Funerary cone of Amenemhat and Sat-Amen

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Funerary cone fragment of red clay with tapering cone element broken off and missing; heavy remnants of red paint on head end, which also carries a circular stamp with hieroglyphic text arranged in four divided columns identifying the owners. Translation of text: "Ka-priest Amenemhat ...

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Provenance

Probably from tomb A.1, 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, 1550–1295 B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Davies & MacAdam 110

Dimensions

Height x diameter.: 5.3 x 7 cm (2 1/8 x 2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

RES.72.305

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements