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Funerary Cone

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Terracotta
  • Reportedly From: Thebes, Egypt
  • DATES ca. 1479-1400 B.C.E.
    DYNASTY Dynasty 18
    PERIOD New Kingdom
    DIMENSIONS Diam. 2 13/16 x 4 15/16 in. (7.2 x 12.5 cm)
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CREDIT LINE Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Fragment of a pottery funerary cone inscribed for the “Fourth Priest of Amun, Neferhotep”. The inscription appears in raised relief within a circular border. The clay is brick red on the surface with a black core. Condition: Tip missing; partial remains of buff slip; white incrustation.
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