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Funerary cone of Hapuseneb

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Funerary cone fragment of reddish clay with majority of tapering cone element missing. Circular stamp on head, somewhat faint, carries three horizontal registers of hieroglyphic text that identify the owner. Small fragment broken from head. Translation of text: "Hereditary Noble, Mayor, ...

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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 517

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 16.5 x 8.5 cm (6 1/2 x 3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

72.1777

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements