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Funerary cone of Amenmose

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Funerary cone of clay with tapering cone element broken off. Head end carries a circular stamp of hieroglyphic text with in undivided register identifying the owner as "Royal Scribe, Overseer of the Magazine of Amen, Amenmose, True-of-Voice" (sS nswt imy-r Sna n Imn Imn-ms mAa xrw). Small...

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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 367

Dimensions

Length x diameter: 15.9 x 7.6 cm (6 1/4 x 3 in.)

Accession Number

RES.72.287

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements