Seated figure of Tjetety
Findspot: Egypt, Saqqara
Height x width x depth: 39.5 x 12 x 23.5 cm (15 9/16 x 4 3/4 x 9 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Dynasties 6-11 (Gallery 105C)
Statuette of Tjetety, seated. Limestone. Name inscribed on front of base.
From Saqqara, near the pyramid of King Teti. Early 1920s: excavated by Cecil Firth in the cemeteries around the royal pyramid; 1924: given to the MFA by the Egyptian government.
Gift of Service des Antiquités d'Égypte