Funerary Cone of the Fourth Prophet of Amon, Menthuemhat and His Wife
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
ca. 1075-656 B.C.E., or 664-332 B.C.E.
XXV Dynasty or XXVI Dynasty
Late Third Intermediate Period or Late Period
Diam. 3 3/8 x 8 1/8 in. (8.6 x 20.7 cm)
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Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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Egyptian. Funerary Cone of the Fourth Prophet of Amon, Menthuemhat and His Wife, ca. 1075-656 B.C.E., or 664-332 B.C.E. Clay, Diam. 3 3/8 x 8 1/8 in. (8.6 x 20.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.119E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.119E.jpg)
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Tan-red baked clay funerary cone inscribed, on the end, for the Fourth Prophet of Amun, Mentuemhat. The heiroglyphs of the four lines of the stamped inscription appear in raised relief. A raised circular line frames the inscription.
Condition: Remains of buff slip; small pits, and white encrustation (salt?).
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