Egyptian. <em>Funerary Cone</em>, 664-332 B.C.E. Terracotta, Diam. 3 7/16 x 6 1/2 in. (8.8 x 16.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.1930E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.1930E_GRPA_print_bw.jpg)

Funerary Cone


Medium: Terracotta

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:664-332 B.C.E.

Dimensions: Diam. 3 7/16 x 6 1/2 in. (8.8 x 16.5 cm)


Accession Number: 37.1930E

Image: CUR.37.1930E_GRPA_print_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Baked clay funerary cone inscribed for the “King’s Scribe, Ramose.” The stamped inscription, which appears in raised relief, consists of six columns of hieroglyphic text within a circular frame. The inscription states that Ramose held his titles during the reign of King Taharqa. The clay is brick red on the surface. Condition: The inscription is quite worn; the buff slip is only partially preserved.

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