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Archeological Object

Funerary cone of Imenemka


Funerary cone of terracotta with an inscription on the base; the hieroglyphics are arranged in three columns (reading direction from left to right):
1) His wife, the singer Merytra
2) the second priest of (Menkheperre)
3) Imenemka
The cartouche of King and the title “second priest of Menkheperre (Tuthmosis III)” allow us to date the object in subsequent years the reign of this king.

 

Further information
Identificazione (Label is not translated)
  Inventory number: E 0.9.40477
Object
  Class and ware: Coroplastics
Cronologia (Label is not translated)
  Period: XVIII dyn.
Dati_tecnici (Label is not translated)
  Material: Terracotta
  Technique: Die casting
  Height: 15,6
  Diameter: 7,8
Bibliography
  Bibliography:

1979, Lise G. “Musei e Gallerie di Milano. Museo Archeologico: raccolta egizia”, Milano, p.27 (cat.77), tav. 105
1999, Tiradritti F. in AA.VV. “Lingue e scritture nell’Antico Egitto. Sesh” (catalogo della mostra), Milano, p. 101

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