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Funerary cone of Thutmose

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Funerary cone fragment of reddish clay with tapering cone element broken off and missing. Two identical, slightly overlapping rectangular stamps on the head with hieroglyphic text in undivided register naming the owner as "Chief Wab-priest of Amen, Thutmose" (aA n wab n Imn DHwty-ms). Traces...

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Probably from Thebes (Dra Abu el-Naga). 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 271


Height x diameter: 5.1 x 7 cm (2 x 2 3/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


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