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Funerary cone of Baki and Mereryt

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Funerary cone fragment of reddish clay with portion of tapering cone end broken off and missing. Circular stamp on head end shows two central seated figures (male and female) with a circular band of hieroglyphs surrounding, identifying the owners as "Wab-priest of Maat of the Vizier, Baki,...

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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 600

Dimensions

Length x diameter: 8.8 x 6.8 cm (3 7/16 x 2 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.72.291

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements