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Standing figure of Tjetety

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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

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

Findspot

Saqqara, Egypt

Object Place for Label

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

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture