Funerary Cone of Usy



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 the grain of the lord of the Two Lands, Usy justified" [jmAxy xr Asjr sS Hsb jt n nb-tAwj wsy mAa-xrw]. The inscription is chipped with the left side of the last two rows missing. CONDITION NOTE (1998): Incomplete, surface dirt, chipped, holed. Wellcome Historical Medical Museum accession no. 26745 (2 funerary cones). Purchased at Stevens's, London, 4 September 1923, Lot 282.