Funerary cone

Egyptian
New Kingdom


Catalogue Raisonné

Davies & MacAdam 100

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 9.5 x 6.9 cm (3 3/4 x 2 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

72.4999

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements

Funerary cone fragment with cone end missing; (circular ) stamp on opposite end with four vertical registers. Davies and Macadam #100. Owner: Menkheperreseneb; Title: Mayor and First Prophet of Amen.

Provenance

By 1836: Robert Hay Collection, Linplum, Scotland; 1863: to his son, Robert James Alexander Hay; 1868-1872: Way Collection, Boston (purchased by Samuel A. Way through London dealers Rollin and Feuardent, 27 Haymarket); 1872: given to the MFA by Samuel's son, C. Granville Way.

Credit Line

Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way