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Funerary Cone of the Overseer of Works of Montu Nebwa

Period:
New Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 18
Date:
ca. 1550–1295 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes
Medium:
Pottery
Dimensions:
Preserved L. 17.5 cm (6 7/8 in.); Diam. 7.5 cm (2 15/16 in.)
Credit Line:
Gift of Norman de Garis Davies, 1930
Accession Number:
30.6.24
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 117
This cone has the impression of a stamp seal inscribed for a man named Nebwa who was overseer of works of the god Montu, lord of Armant. For a drawing of this impression see http://www.funerarycones.com/, number 511.
Collected by Norman de Garis Davies at Thebes for his corpus of funerary cones. Donated to the Museum, 1930.

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