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Funerary Cone of Simut

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Pottery
PERIOD New Kingdom (possibly)
DIMENSIONS Diam. 3 1/4 x 6 3/4 in. (8.3 x 17.2 cm)
INSCRIPTIONS Stamped inscription on large end.
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CREDIT LINE Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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CAPTION Funerary Cone of Simut. Pottery, Diam. 3 1/4 x 6 3/4 in. (8.3 x 17.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.116E. Creative Commons-BY
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Fragment of a pottery funerary cone (the pointed end missing). The core of the piece is black. The clay, adjacent to the core is deep red while the surface is brick red. The page end bears a stamped inscription. Condition: Tip missing; large chip near base; white incrustation.
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