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
Diam. 3 3/8 x 6 1/2 in. (8.5 x 16.5 cm) (show scale)
Four lines of the stamped inscription:
"Fourth Priest of Amun, Mentuemhat"
Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
Pottery cone inscribed for the "Fourth Priest of Amun, Mentuemhat". The four lines of the stamped inscription appear in raised relief within a circular frame. The core of the piece is black. The clay around the black center is deep red turning to brick red on the surface.
Condition: Hole near base; tip missing; partial remains of buff slip.
This item is not on view
Egyptian. Funerary Cone of the Fourth Prophet of Amon, Menthuemhat, ca. 1075-656 B.C.E., or 664-332 B.C.E. Terracotta, Diam. 3 3/8 x 6 1/2 in. (8.5 x 16.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.117E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.117E.jpg)
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