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Funerary cone of Amenhotep

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Funerary cone fragment with cone end missing; circular stamp on opposite end with three horizontal registers. Translation of text: "Page of Amen, Amenhotep, begotten by the High Priest of Hathor, Nomarch of Thebes Amenemhat" Flanking registers: "True-of-Voice" Transliteration: Xrd n...

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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 27

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 4.1 x 6.7 cm (1 5/8 x 2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

72.1780

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements