An Egyptian terracotta funerary cone
Lot 359*
An Egyptian terracotta funerary cone
Sold for £625 (US$ 1,050) inc. premium
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An Egyptian terracotta funerary cone
Thebes, New Kingdom, circa 1400 B.C.
Of conical form tapering to the tip, the circular face impressed with four columns of hieroglyphs reading: 'revered before Osiris favoured of the good god, Royal butler of the overseer of the crew of Amun Nedjem', 6in (15.2cm) long

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Swiss collection.
    French private collection P., acquired before 1980.

    Literature:
    M. F. Laming Macadam (ed.) A Corpus of Inscribed Egyptian Funerary Cones, Part I, plates Oxford, 1957, Macadam no.59; G. Dibley and B. Lipkin, A Compendium of Egyptian Funerary Cones, London, 2009, p.46 no.59.
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