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    Sale 7659

    Antiquities

    13 October 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 88

    AN EGYPTIAN POTTERY FUNERARY CONE OF THE STEWARD, PA-EN-TJEBU

    NEW KINGDOM, 1550-1069 B.C.

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    AN EGYPTIAN POTTERY FUNERARY CONE OF THE STEWARD, PA-EN-TJEBU
    NEW KINGDOM, 1550-1069 B.C.
    The fragmentary cone with an impressed circular stamp on the face with hieroglyphs, 5 5/8 in. (14.2 cm.) long; a European bronze socketed axe, of tapered square section with side loop handle and collared mouth, Late Bronze Age, circa 1200-800 B.C., 5 1/8 in. (13 cm.) long; a large grey veined stone hammer axe-head with constriction for binding attachment, 7 in. (18 cm.) long; and two other grey stone axe-heads, 5¼ in. (13.3 cm.) long max., circa 3rd millennium B.C. (5)


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    Item one: Cf. M. F. Laming Macadan (ed.), A Corpus of Inscribed Egyptian Funerary Cones, Oxford, 1957, no. 509 for the type.

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    Provenance

    Collection of the English archaeologist, Edward Clive Rouse, M.B.E. (1901-1997).
    Item two: accompanying ink inscribed note reads, "Obtained near Binan, Brittany, 1928."