Funerary Cone of Neni
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
ca. 1539-1075 B.C.E.
Diam. 2 5/8 x 5 5/16 in. (6.6 x 13.5 cm)
Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
Funerary cone of baked clay. The core is black. The clay around the black is deep red; the surface is brick red. The piece is inscribed for “the scribe of the God’s Offering of the House of Amun and the First Prophet of Thuthmosis I (Aa-kheper-ka-re) in the temple named United- with- life, Ny-ta”. 37.1871E is a funerary cones with the same inscription.
Condition: Tip missing; partial remains of slip or gesso.
This item is not on view
Funerary Cone of Neni, ca. 1539-1075 B.C.E. Terracotta, Diam. 2 5/8 x 5 5/16 in. (6.6 x 13.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.1845E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.1845E_detail3.jpg)
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