Funerary Cone of the Fourth Prophet of Amon, Menthuemhat
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
ca. 1075-656 B.C.E., or 664-332 B.C.E.
Dynasty 25 or Dynasty 26
Third Intermediate Period or Late Period
3 5/16 x 3 7/16 x 10 1/16 in. (8.4 x 8.7 x 25.5 cm) (show scale)
Four lines of inscription
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Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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Funerary Cone of the Fourth Prophet of Amon, Menthuemhat, ca. 1075-656 B.C.E., or 664-332 B.C.E. Clay, 3 5/16 x 3 7/16 x 10 1/16 in. (8.4 x 8.7 x 25.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.114E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.114E.jpg)
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Pottery funerary cone inscribed for the Mayor of the City and the Fourth Priest of Amun, Mentuemhat. The four lines of the inscription appear in raised relief within a circular depression. The surface of the piece is brick red. Below this the clay is a deep red: the core is probably black.
Condition: Base chipped dirty and incrusted.
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