Funerary Cone of Bakenamun card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Funerary Cone of Bakenamun

1973.1.347

Currently not on display

Information

Pottery funerary cone, stamped on the round end with the name and title of the deceased. The hieroglyphic inscription reads: “For the ka [of] king's scribe of accounts of cattle, overseer of the cattle of Amun, Bakenamun, justified before Osiris" [n kA [n] sS-nswt Hsb jHw jmj-rA jHw n jmn bAk-n-jmn mAa-xrw xr Asjr]. The inscription is arranged with four vertical columns with dividing lines, two of which are very worn. CONDITION NOTE 1998: Worn, chipped, pitted, surface dirt. Wellcome Historical Medical Museum 73336: CONE SEAL Pottery, pinkish colour, on the base in relief is a prayer for offerings for the ka of a royal scribe, superintendent of the cattle of Amen. 2¾" x 8" high. Egyptian. Purchased at Sotheby's, London, 20 July 1928 (Mrs E. Whitmore collection) Lot 9: "The Mummy of a Cat, the bandages of light and dark brown forming a lozenge pattern ; and a funerary cone, 8 in. high, in unglazed earthenware ; on the base in relief is a prayer for offerings for the ka of a royal scribe, superintendent of the cattle of Amen".