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Archeological Object

Funerary cone

Funerary cone

Funerary cone of terracotta with a depiction on the base. Two seated male figures are shown with their arms raised in prayer; between the two seated figures there are two columns with hieroglyphics traced in black and no longer legible, but probably showing the name and titles of the owner of the tomb.The solar boat is represented in the upper register.



Further information
Identificazione (Label is not translated)
  Inventory number: inv. 224
Precedenti_localizzazioni (Label is not translated)
  Provenance: Unknown
  Class and ware: Funerary furnishings
  Title or subject:

Funerary cone

Cronologia (Label is not translated)
  Period: New Kingdom
Dati_tecnici (Label is not translated)
  Material: Terracotta
  Technique: Die casting
  Height: 15
  Diameter: 8,5
  Varie: Conservation status: discreet; the base is partially ruined and the hieroglyphics are illegible.

1957, Davies G., “A corpus of inscibed egyptian funerary cones”, Oxford, n. 603

1983, Donatelli L., “La raccolta egizia di Giuseppe Acerbi”, Mantova, p. 77