Egyptian. <em>Funerary Cone</em>, 664–332 B.C.E. Terracotta, Diam. 3 3/4 x 5 11/16 in. (9.5 x 14.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.1935E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.1935E_37.1933E_NegGRPA_cropped_bw.jpg)

Funerary Cone


Medium: Terracotta

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:664–332 B.C.E.

Dimensions: Diam. 3 3/4 x 5 11/16 in. (9.5 x 14.4 cm)


Accession Number: 37.1935E

Image: CUR.37.1935E_37.1933E_NegGRPA_cropped_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 Taharqa. The clay is brick red on the surface. Condition: Buff slip only partially preserved; text worn.

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