Egyptian. <em>Funerary Cone of the Fourth Prophet of Amon, Menthuemhat</em>, ca. 1075-656 B.C.E., or 664-332 B.C.E. Terracotta, Diam. 3 9/16 x 8 11/16 in. (9 x 22 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.118E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.118E.jpg)

Funerary Cone of the Fourth Prophet of Amon, Menthuemhat

Artist:Egyptian

Medium: Terracotta

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1075-656 B.C.E., or 664-332 B.C.E.

Dimensions: Diam. 3 9/16 x 8 11/16 in. (9 x 22 cm)

Collections:

Accession Number: 37.118E

Image: CUR.37.118E.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Pottery funerary cone inscribed for the Fourth Priest of Amun, Mentuemhat and his wife Niskhonsu. The stamped inscription, which appears in raised relief, consists of four lines of hieroglyphic text. The surface of the clay is brick red in color with the paertial remains of a buff slip (and some gesso?). Condition: Inscription is somewhat worn (or poorly stamped); some small holes; otherwise good.

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