Funerary Cone of Kanakht



Pottery funerary cone, stamped on the round end with the name and title of the deceased. The hieroglyphic inscription reads: “Mayor of Montu, lord of Armant, scribe Kanakht" [HAtj-a n mnTw nb jwnj sS kA-nxt]. CONDITION NOTE 1998: incomplete, cracked, chipped, pitted, label adhered, surface dirt. Wellcome Historical Medical Museum no. 66520: "FUNERAL LOAF Pottery, the form of truncated cone, on the base of which is stamped an inscription. 1½" high, 3" diameter. Egyptian". Purchased at Sotheby's, London, 12 November 1928 Lot 235: "Table of Offerings": a specimen of Mummy Cloth; various Ushabti Figures; a wooden Mask; and other Antiquities, many from Thebes, in large glazed case."