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Funerary Cone of the Fourth Prophet of Amon, Menthuemhat

MEDIUM Terracotta
  • Place Found: Thebes, Egypt
  • DYNASTY XXV Dynasty or XXVI Dynasty
    PERIOD Third Intermediate Period or Late Period
    DIMENSIONS 3 5/16 x 3 7/16 x 10 1/16 in. (8.4 x 8.7 x 25.5 cm)  (show scale)
    INSCRIPTIONS Four lines of inscription
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 37.114E
    CREDIT LINE Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Funerary Cone of the Fourth Prophet of Amon, Menthuemhat. Terracotta, 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
    IMAGE overall, CUR.37.114E.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2012
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION 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.
    RECORD COMPLETENESS Adequate (58%)
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