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Funerary cone of Nebseny

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Funerary brick/cone fragment possibly employed in similar manner as true funerary cones, as suggested potentially by its tapering dimensions. Three sides are stamped with identical circular stamped impressions (2 per side) of hieroglyphic text in an undivided field; all are extremely faded and...

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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 275


Length x width x height: 15.2 x 12.7 x 6.4 cm (6 x 5 x 2 1/2 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Architectural elements