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False door of Sitinteti

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Right side panel of the offering chapel of the lady Sitinteti, flanking the false door (24.593a), with menu lists, below which Sitinteti appears at the table of offerings, and scenes of animals being led before the deceased and butchered.


From Saqqara, around Teti Pyramid. 1921-1922: excavated by the Egyptian Antiquities Service; 1924: purchased by the MFA from the Egyptian Antiquities Service.

Credit Line

Gift of Service des Antiquités d'Égypte

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

Object Place

Saqqara, Egypt


Overall: 147.3 x 79.7 cm (58 x 31 3/8 in.) Stone (PR element): 83.8 x 56.5 x 8.9 cm (33 x 22 1/4 x 3 1/2 in.) Stone (Center element): 116.5 x 79.7 x 11.1 cm (45 7/8 x 31 3/8 x 4 3/8 in.) Stone (PL element): 118.1 x 55.9 x 8.3 cm (46 1/2 x 22 x 3 1/4 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Architectural elements, False doors