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Funerary cone of Min

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Funerary cone fragment of reddish clay with cone element partially intact. Ample remaining red wash/paint. Head carries a circular stamp with hieroglyphic text in undivided field, identifying the owner as "Overseer of the Oasis, Overseer of God's Prophets of Osiris, the Scribe Min." Funerary...

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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 222

Dimensions

Length x diameter: 13 x 8.3 cm (5 1/8 x 3 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

RES.72.282

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements