Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6, reign of Teti
Object Place: Egypt, Saqqara
Height x diameter: 6.8 x 5.4 cm (2 11/16 x 2 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Wood, pear-shaped. Of King Teti, the first King of Dynasty 6.
From Saqqara, near the pyramid of King Teti. 1906: 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