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Funerary cone of Amenemopet

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Funerary cone fragment of pinkish-buff clay with tapering cone element broken off and missing. Circular stamp on head with three columns of hieroglyphic text identifying the owner. Lower half of stamped impression somewhat worn. Translation of text: "Chamberlain Amenemopet True-of-Voice...

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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 186

Dimensions

Height x diameter:3.1 x 8.6 cm (1 1/4 x 3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

72.1798

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements