Funerary Cone of Heby



Pottery funerary cone, stamped on the round end with the name and title of the deceased. The hieroglyphic inscription reads: “Revered one before Osiris, scribe of accounts of cattle of Amun and of the Nomos of Upper and Lower Egypt, Heby justified, born of the scribe of accounts of cattle of Amun, Senmose justified and mistress of the house Ruia" [jmAxy xr Asjr sS Hsb jHw n jmn spAwt Smaw mHw Hby mAa-xrw sA sS Hsb jHw n jmn sn-ms mAa-xrw ms.n nbt pr rwjA]. The stamped end is painted white with the inscription arranged in five vertical columns. CONDITION NOTE 1998: Incomplete, chipped, residue, surface dirt.