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Funerary Cone of the Overseer of the Double Granary Menkheperresonb

Period:
New Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 18
Reign:
reign of Thutmose III
Date:
ca. 1479–1425 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes
Medium:
Pottery
Dimensions:
Preserved L. 3.5 cm (1 3/8 in.); Diam. 7 cm (2 3/4 in.)
Credit Line:
Gift of Norman de Garis Davies, 1930
Accession Number:
30.6.84
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 117
This cone has the impression of a stamp seal inscribed for the overseer of the double granary of Upper and Lower Egypt Menkheperresonb who owned Theban Tomb 79 and was also and scribe of the divine offerings of Amun in the mortuary temple of Thutmose III. For a drawing of this impression see http://www.funerarycones.com/, number 90.
Collected by Norman de Garis Davies at Thebes for his corpus of funerary cones. Donated to the Museum, 1930.

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