Limestone, pear-shaped. Of King Teti, the first king of Dynasty 6. Inscribed with his name and titles.
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
Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6, reign of Teti, 2350–2338 B.C.