Funerary Cone of Denreg card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Funerary Cone of Denreg


Currently not on display


Pottery funerary cone, stamped on the round end with the name and title of the deceased. The hieroglyphic inscription reads: “Revered one before Osiris, chief wab-priest, Denreg justified" [jmAxy xr Asjr Hrj wab dnrg mAa-xrw]. Much of the text is now missing. Marked in white '51250', the Wellcome Historical Medical Museum registration number. CONDITION NOTE 1998: incomplete, very worn, surface dirt. Wellcome Historical Medical Museum accession number 122580 (R51250): "SEAL IMPRESSION Red with hiroglyphics in relief. (Half missing). 3" diamter x 2 ¼". Egyptian". Purchased for 6d from Purchased from Pritchard & Co., at Glynllivon Park, Llanwnda, Carnarvonshire. 25 August 1932, Lot 346. Formerly in the collection of the Hon. F. G. Wynn (sold by instructions from the Right Hon. Lord Newborough).