Funerary Cone of Usy card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Funerary Cone of Usy


Currently not on display


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.