Funerary Cone of Amenemopet



Pottery funerary cone, stamped on the round end with the name and title of the deceased. The hieroglyphic inscription reads: "Chief Bowman (or Troop-Commander), Overseer of Hunters, Amenemopet" [Hrj-pDt jmj-rA nww jmn-m-jpAt]. CONDITION NOTE 1998: Incomplete, chipped, pitted, surface loss, surface dirt. Wellcome Historical Medical Museum accession no.66517: FUNERAL LOAF Pottery, the form of truncated cone, on the base of which is stamped an inscription. 1¾" high, 2¾" diameter. From Thebes. Purchased at Sotheby's, London, 12 November 1928 Lot 225: "Table of Offerings": a specimen of Mummy Cloth; various Ushabti Figures; a wooden Mask; and other Antiquities, many from Thebes, in large glazed case."