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Funerary cone of Seneb

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Funerary cone of reddish clay with tapering cone element broken off and missing. Head end carries a circular stamp (quite indistinct) with hieroglyphic text (very faint) in undivided field. Text identifies the owner as "First Prophet of Aakheperkare (King Thutmose I), Seneb." Small fragments...

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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 8, 1872)

Credit Line

Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Thutmose I or later, 1504–1295 B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Davies & MacAdam 372

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 3.2 x 7.3 cm (1 1/4 x 2 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

RES.72.290

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements