EC734

* An Egyptian Funerary Cone for the Scribe Amenhotep, 18th dynasty, ca. 1550-1295 BC

Of conical form, the oval face with impressed text in raised relief that reads: "Scribe, steward of the first prophet of Amunre, Amunhotep justified",finger impressions to the sides of the cone where it was originally handled.

Reference: Macadam and Davies, "Corpus of Inscribed Funerary Cones," #123

Daressy #: 22

・One example was found near TT 181 (01-037 in Davies's notebook and 03-063 in Macadam's Red file). One example was found by Winlock below TT 252 (01-037 in Davies's notebook and 03-063 in Macadam's Red file).
・See also 05-022 in his DALEX file 1, and 06-049, 066, & 081 in his DALEX file 2.

Published:  FuneraryCones.com (http://www.funerarycones.com/Image_gallery/Image_gallery_121-140/Image_gallery_121-140.html)

Condition:  Tail missing, face with wear but overall in good condition.

Tomb number:  Tomb undiscovered.

Dimensions: Face diameter:  3 inches (7.5 cm) ; Length: 4 inches (10 cm)

Provenance:Private collection of Dr. U. Mueller, Switzerland, acquired between 1968 - 1978.

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