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Funerary cone of Amenemhat and Satamen

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Funerary cone fragment of red clay. Tapering cone element broken off and missing. Head end has circular stamp with hieroglyphic text arranged in four divided columns. Translation of text: "Ka-priest Amenemhat (and) his wife, Lady of the House Sat-Amen, True-of-Voice with the great...

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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


Height x diameter: 5.7 x 6.6 cm (2 1/4 x 2 5/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


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