Standing figure of Tjetety
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6
Findspot: Egypt, Saqqara
Height x width x depth: 52 x 12 x 28 cm (20 1/2 x 4 3/4 x 11 in.)
Medium or Technique
Dynasties 6-11 (Gallery 105C)
Wood. Name inscribed on top of base.
From Saqqara, near the pyramid of King Teti. Early 1920s: excavated by Cecil Firth in the cemeteries around the royal pyramid; 1924: gifted to the MFA by the Egyptian government.
Gift of Service des Antiquités d'Égypte