Standing figure of Tjetety

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6
2350–2170 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Saqqara

Dimensions

Height: 40.5 cm (15 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.606

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Wood. Name inscribed on top of base. Remains of red paint on body.

Provenance

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.

Credit Line

Gift of Service des Antiquités d'Égypte