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Funerary cone of Amenemhat and Sat-Amen

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Funerary cone fragment of red clay. Tapering cone element broken off and missing. Head bears circular stamp with hieroglyphic text arranged in four divided columns. Edges somewhat battered and impression somewhat worn in approximately bottom right third. Translation of text: "Ka-priest ...

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Probably from Thebes (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.

Object Place

Thebes (Dra Abu el-Naga), Egypt

Catalogue Raisonné

Davies & MacAdam 110


Height x diameter: 4.7 x 7.6 cm (1 7/8 x 3 in.)

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Architectural elements