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Funerary Cone

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Terracotta
  • Place Found: Thebes, Egypt
  • DATES ca. 1479-1400 B.C.E.
    DYNASTY Dynasty 18
    PERIOD New Kingdom
    DIMENSIONS Diam. 2 13/16 x 4 15/16 in. (7.2 x 12.5 cm)  (show scale)
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 37.1846E
    CREDIT LINE Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Funerary Cone, ca. 1479-1400 B.C.E. Terracotta, Diam. 2 13/16 x 4 15/16 in. (7.2 x 12.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.1846E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.1846E.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, CUR.37.1846E.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2012
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Fragment of a pottery funerary cone inscribed for the “Fourth Priest of Amun, Neferhotep”. The inscription appears in raised relief within a circular border. The clay is brick red on the surface with a black core. Condition: Tip missing; partial remains of buff slip; white incrustation.
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