Lintel of Tjauti

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6, reign of Pepi II
2246–2152 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Dendara, Tomb of Tjauti

Dimensions

Height x width: 33 x 9 cm (13 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.1037

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

False doors

Fragment of limestone drum lintel from a false door. Preserved hieroglyphic inscription lists the name of the tomb owner as “Tjauti.”

For another example of this tomb owner, see also: 98.1036 (stele).

Provenance

From Dendara, tomb of Tjauti. 1898: excavated by William Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt; presented to the MFA at the general meeting of the EEF.
(Accession Date: November 1, 1898)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription