Funerary Cone of Amenhotep card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Funerary Cone of Amenhotep


Currently not on display


Pottery funerary cone, stamped on the round end with the name and title of the deceased. The hieroglyphic inscription possibly reads: “Musician of Amun (?) Renna. Deputy of overseer of the seal (?) Amenhotep" [a possible transliteration: Smayt n jmn RnnA. jdnw n jmj-rA xtmt jmn-Htp]. CONDITION NOTE 1998: Large chip, surface loss, surface dirt, concretions, label adhered. Wellcome Historical Medical Museum no. 19602: One light red funeral cone cake, with the impression of seal on the base. 10" high. 3¼" diameter. Three model funeral cone cake without inscription 2½" long. Purchased at Stevens', London, 25 November 1919. Lot 190.