Funerary Cone of Seshotep



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.