London, South Kensington
20 October 1999
AN EGYPTIAN TERRACOTTA FUNERARY CONE FOR THE CHANCELLOR OF THE EXCHEQUER, RAMOSE
DYNASTY XXV, REIGN OF KING TAHARQA (690-664 B.C.)
Bearing six lines of inscription for the "Royal Scribe, Seal-bearer of the King of Lower Egypt, beloved Sole Friend, the Two Eyes of the King of Upper Egypt and the Two Ears of the King of Lower Egypt, the chief Treasurer of the Lord of the Two Lands, Taharqa, deceased, Ramose, deceased, born of the Mistress of the house, Tjes-mehyt-peret, deceased"
5 in. (14 cm.) long
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Cf. M. F. L. Macadam, A Corpus of Inscribed Egyptian Funerary Cones, Part I (plates), Oxford, 1957, no. 3 for the type.
See illustration on page .
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