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Funerary Cone of the Fourth Prophet of Amon, Neferhotep

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

DYNASTY XVIII Dynasty (probably)
PERIOD New Kingdom (probably)
DIMENSIONS Diam. 2 15/16 x 7 3/8 in. (7.5 x 18.7 cm)
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CREDIT LINE Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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CAPTION Funerary Cone of the Fourth Prophet of Amon, Neferhotep. Clay, Diam. 2 15/16 x 7 3/8 in. (7.5 x 18.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.115E. Creative Commons-BY
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Fragment of an inscribed funerary cone. The cone is made of baked clay which has a black core. The clay around this black core is a deep red which turns to brick red at the surface. The cone is inscribed for “The Fourth Priest (hm-ntr) of Amun, Nefer-hotep”. Condition: Tip missing; traces of buff slip preserved on base; chips around edge of base.
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