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Funerary cone of Merymose

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Funerary cone inscribed for Merymose, Viceroy of Kush. Davies and Macadam type 170. Cones such as this, placed above the entrance to the mud-brick superstructure of the tomb, represented the ends of beams supporting the roof. The cones of Mery-mose are stamped with his name and title, as well...

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Provenance

Probably from Thebes. By 1936: Dr. George L. Walton collection; 1936: given to the MFA by Dr. George L. Walton, July 7, 1936. (Accession Date: July 7, 1936)

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. George L. Walton

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Amenhotep III, 1390–1353 B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Davies & MacAdam 338

Dimensions

Length: 14.8 cm (5 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

36.338

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements