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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 extremely faded circular stamped impression (known from parallels). The impression shows two columns of raised hieroglyphic text flanked by kneeling male figures with arms raised in a pose of adoration; topped by a...

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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 610

Dimensions

Length x diameter: 2.8 x 8.9 cm (1 1/8 x 3 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

RES.72.332

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements