Funerary Cone of the Fourth Prophet of Amon, Menthuemhat
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
ca. 1075-656 B.C.E., or 664-332 B.C.E.
Dynasty 25 or Dynasty 26
Third Intermediate Period or Late Period
3 5/16 x 3 7/16 x 10 1/16 in. (8.4 x 8.7 x 25.5 cm) (show scale)
Four lines of inscription
Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
Pottery funerary cone inscribed for the Mayor of the City and the Fourth Priest of Amun, Mentuemhat. The four lines of the inscription appear in raised relief within a circular depression. The surface of the piece is brick red. Below this the clay is a deep red: the core is probably black.
Condition: Base chipped dirty and incrusted.
This item is not on view
Funerary Cone of the Fourth Prophet of Amon, Menthuemhat, ca. 1075-656 B.C.E., or 664-332 B.C.E. Clay, 3 5/16 x 3 7/16 x 10 1/16 in. (8.4 x 8.7 x 25.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.114E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.114E.jpg)
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