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Funerary cone of Hapuseneb

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Funerary cone of reddish clay; much of tapering cone element broken off and missing. Circular stamp on head with five columns of hieroglyphic text. Translation of text: "Hapuseneb High Priest of Amen, Overseer of Prophets of Upper and Lower Egypt High Priest of Amen, Overseer of All the...

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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 21

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 4.1 x 8.8 cm (1 5/8 x 3 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

72.1787

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements