<em>Funerary Cone</em>, ca. 1400-1390 B.C.E. Terracotta, Diam. 3 1/16 x 4 13/16 in. (7.7 x 12.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.1847E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.1847E.jpg)

Funerary Cone

Medium: Terracotta

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1400-1390 B.C.E.

Dimensions: Diam. 3 1/16 x 4 13/16 in. (7.7 x 12.2 cm)


Accession Number: 37.1847E

Image: CUR.37.1847E.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Fragment of a pottery funerary cone. On the base is stamped an inscription which reads “the scribe Pariy”. The hieroglyphs appear in raised relief within a rectangular depression. The tip of the cone is missing. The core is black. The clay around it is a deep red which turns to brick red at the surface. Condition: Tip missing; remains of buff slip and gesso (?); dirty.

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