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Funerary cone of Thutmose

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Funerary cone fragment of reddish clay with extreme bottom part of tapering cone element broken off and missing. Two identical rectangular stamps on the head with hieroglyphic text in undivided register to name the owner as "Chief Wab-priest of Amen, Thutmose" (aA n wab n Imn...

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Provenance

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, reigns of Hatshepsut–Thutmose III, 1473–1458 B.C.

Object Place

Possibly Thebes (Dra Abu el-Naga), Egypt

Catalogue Raisonné

Davies & MacAdam 271

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 12 x 7 cm (4 3/4 x 2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

72.1823

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements