Standing figure of Tjetety

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


Findspot: Egypt, Saqqara

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 52 x 12 x 28 cm (20 1/2 x 4 3/4 x 11 in.)

Accession Number

24.607

Medium or Technique

Wood

On View

Dynasties 6-11 (Gallery 105C)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Wood. Name inscribed on top of base.

Provenance

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.

Credit Line

Gift of Service des Antiquités d'Égypte