Funerary Cone of Denura card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Funerary Cone of Denura


Currently not on display


Pottery funerary cone, stamped on the round end twice 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]. The stamped end is coloured red and the signs are now worn. CONDITION NOTE 1998: Incomplete, chipped, worn, surface dirt. Wellcome Historical Medical Museum accession no. 27445A: Two Egyptian pottery model loaf-seal cones, 7" and 6½". Purchased at Stevens's, London, 15 July 1924 Lot 481.