<em>Funerary Cone</em>, ca. 1479-1400 B.C.E. Terracotta, Diam. 3 1/8 x 3 9/16 in. (8 x 9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.1849E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.1849E.jpg)

Funerary Cone

Medium: Terracotta

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1479-1400 B.C.E.

Dimensions: Diam. 3 1/8 x 3 9/16 in. (8 x 9 cm)


Accession Number: 37.1849E

Image: CUR.37.1849E.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Fragment of a pottery funerary cone. The core of the piece is black. The clay around the black is a deep red which turns to a brick red at the surface. There is a stamped inscription which is much worn.The inscription seems to read "The Fourth Priest of Amun, Neferhotep, true [...] of voice.” Condition: Tip missing; much of surface is worn away.

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