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Funerary cone of Ibi

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Funerary cone fragment of reddish clay carrying circular stamp on the head with traces of red paint especially along the outer edge. Impressed image shows two columns of raised hieroglyphic text flanked by kneeling male figures with arms raised in a pose of adoration; topped by a solar bark. ...

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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 610


Length x diameter: 12.7 x 8.9 cm (5 x 3 1/2 in.)

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Architectural elements