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Funerary cone of Pawah

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Funerary cone fragment of reddish clay with majority of tapering cone element broken off and missing. Circular stamp on opposite end with four columns of hieroglyphic text identifying the owner. Small fragment broken off from upper left edge, affecting very small portin of the stamped...

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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 117

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 3.8 x 8.9 cm (1 1/2 x 3 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

72.1808

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements