Funerary Cone of Seshotep card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Funerary Cone of Seshotep


Currently not on display


Pottery funerary cone, stamped on the round end with the name and title of the deceased. The hieroglyphic inscription reads: "Scribe of the cadastre, Senhotep justified" [sS n tmA sn-Htp mAa-xrw]. Wellcome Historical Medical Museum accession no.66516: FUNERAL LOAF Pottery, the form of truncated cone, on the base of which is stamped an inscription. From the tomb of Ka-nekht, La-prince of Mentu-neb-ant, Thebes. 1¼" high, 2¾" 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. CONDITION NOTE 1998: Incomplete, labels adhered, cracked, pitted, surface dirt.