Funerary Cone of Amenemhab
Pottery funerary cone, stamped on the round end with the name and title of the deceased. The hieroglyphic inscription reads: “Revered one before Osiris, scribe, overseer of the fields, Nebmehyt" [ jmAxy xr Asjr sS jmj-rA AHt nb-mHyt] CONDITION NOTE 1998: Incomplete, surface loss, chipped, pitted, surface dirt. Wellcome Historical Medical Museum no. 78249: "FUNERAL SEAL CONE. Pottery, red. (Top broken). 2 ¾" high X 3" diameter. Egyptian". Purchased at Sotheby's, London, 12 November 1928 Lot 379: "A stone Slab. 6 in. by 3 in. with cartouche of Ramses II. 19th Dynasty. Egyptian; a Pottery Lid of a canopic jar. With head of Mestba. Modelled and painted. 4 in. high ; an Egyptian alabaster Vase. 4in. High : the Fragment of a Student's Trialpiece. with relief head of a King on either side: and four fragments".