Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
Dynasty 25, or later
Diam. 3 15/16 x 5 7/8 in. (10 x 15 cm)
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Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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Egyptian. Funerary Cone, 664-332 B.C.E. Terracotta, Diam. 3 15/16 x 5 7/8 in. (10 x 15 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.1933E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.1933E.jpg)
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Baked clay funerary cone inscribed for the King’s Scribe Ramose. The stamped inscription, which appears in raised relief, consists of six columns of hieroglyphic text within a circular border line. The inscription states that Ramose held his titles during the reign of King Taharqa. The clay is brick red on the surface.
Condition: Remains of gesso (?) at tip; small black stain.
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