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Archeological Object

Funerary cone of Pauah


Funerary cone of terracotta with inscription on the base, arranged in four columns; the hieroglyphics are hard to read, especially the last two columns, due to abrasion. The cone belonged to the scribe Pauah and the inscription reads an offering formula to the god Osiris.

Further information
Identificazione (Label is not translated)
  Inventory number: E 0.9.40476
Object
  Class and ware: Coroplastics
Cronologia (Label is not translated)
  Period: XVIII din.
Dati_tecnici (Label is not translated)
  Material: Terracotta
  Technique: Die casting
  Height: 5,3
  Diameter: 7,4
  Varie: Missing the end of the cone; chipping at the top of the base; the inscription on the base is consumed
Bibliography
  Bibliography:

1979, Lise G. “Musei e Gallerie di Milano. Museo Archeologico: raccolta egizia”, Milano, pp. 27 (cat.76), tav. 106
1999, Tiradritti F. in AA.VV. “Lingue e scritture nell’Antico Egitto. Sesh” (catalogo della mostra), Milano, p. 148

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