Top of a Terracotta Funerary Cone, between 713 and 525 BCE

  • Egyptian

Terracotta

  • Overall: 3 1/2 × 3 1/4 inches (8.9 × 8.3 cm)

Gift of the Egypt Exploration Fund, 1900

1990.218

Department

Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas

  • Terracotta
  • Hieroglyphics
  • Rough
  • Funerary object
  • Xxvth dynasty
  • Thebes

Inscribed: ni-sw-pth, mntw-m-h3 h3ty-' n niwt [translated: Mnt-Mht, scribe of the granaries of Amun]

probably excavated from Tomb 34 (Thebes, Egypt)

1900?, gifted by the Egypt Exploration Fund

1990-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Egyptian, Top of a Terracotta Funerary Cone, between 713 and 525 BCE, terracotta. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of the Egypt Exploration Fund, 1900, 1990.218.