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Funerary cone of Djeser-ka

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Funerary cone of reddish clay, comrpised of two joining fragments; tapering cone element stil partially intact. Head end damaged considerably; originally carried a stamped impression, of which very little now remains (but is known from parallels): a small portion of the top of three horizontal...

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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, 1782)

Credit Line

Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18–20, 1550–1070 B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Davies & MacAdam 559

Dimensions

Length x diameter: 38.1 x 6.4 cm (15 x 2 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

RES.72.277

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements