Funerary Cone of Es card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Funerary Cone of Es


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, 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".