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Funerary cone of Tjener

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Funerary cone of reddish clay with tapering cone element broken off and missing. Head end carries a circular stamp with five divided columns of hieroglyphic text identifying the owners. They are Tjener, who carries such titles as "Prince, Mayor, Chief Authority, and Royal Scribe" and his...

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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 19

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 2.5 x 7.6 cm (1 x 3 in.)

Accession Number

RES.72.289

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements