Standing figure of Tjetety

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


Findspot: Egypt, Saqqara

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 40 x 10.8 x 26 cm (15 3/4 x 4 1/4 x 10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

24.608

Medium or Technique

Wood

On View

Dynasties 6-11 (Gallery 105C)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Wood. Name inscribed on front 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: given to the MFA by the Egyptian government.

Credit Line

Gift of Service des Antiquités d'Égypte