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Funerary cone of Neferhotep and Meryre

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Funerary cone of buff clay with tapering cone element broken off and missing. Head carries a somewhat deeply pressed rectangular stamp with two divided columns of hieroglyphic text, with some damage to the bottom right section of text. Text names the owners as "the Osiris, Chief Scribe of...

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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 291


Height x diameter: 3.8 x 7.9 cm (1 1/2 x 3 1/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


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