Funerary Cone of Es



Pottery funerary cone, stamped on the round end with the name and title of the deceased. The hieroglyphic inscription reads: “Revered one before Osiris, steward of Amun, chief of the oasis, overseer of the double granary of Amun, mayor of the northern oasis (=Bahriya), scribe Es, justified before the great god, lord of eternity" [jmAxy xr Asjr jmj-rA pr n jmn Hrj wHAt jmj-rA Snwtj n jmn HAtj-a n wHAt mHtt sS s mAa-xrw xr nTr aA nb Dt]. CONDITION NOTE 1998: Incomplete, surface loss, chipped, pitted, label adhered, surface dirt. Wellcome Historical Medical Museum accession no.66519: FUNERAL LOAF Pottery, the form of truncated cone, on the base of which is stamped an inscription. From the tomb of Am (ra?) Steward of Amen in the oasis, La-prince of the oasis. 1¼" high, 3" diameter. 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".