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Funerary cone of Amenemopet (called Tjanefer)

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Funerary cone fragment of reddish clay; portion of tapering cone element broken off and missing; traces of red paint. Circular stamp on head carries four columns of hieroglyphic text that identify the owner. Translation of text: "One honored by Osiris, Scribe of Grain Accounting of ...

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Provenance

Probably from Asasif. 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.

Credit Line

Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, 1550–1295 B.C.

Object Place

Egypt

Catalogue Raisonné

Davies & MacAdam 73

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 10.5 x 7.3 cm (4 1/8 x 2 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

72.1775

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements