Funerary Cone of Kanakht card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Funerary Cone of Kanakht


Currently not on display


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."