Striding figure of a male tomb owner
- Accession Number
- Current Location
- House of Death (ground floor), Offerings case
- Object Types
- Sculpture, Statue | Model, Unidentified funerary model, Funerary figure from an unknown funerary model
- Old Kingdom
- Sixth Dynasty
- Wood (Acacia)
- Egypt, Saqqara
- Height: 242mm | Width: 67mm | Depth: 114mm
- Number of Elements
This is a statue of a tomb owner which is particularly finely carved. It was reunited with its missing right leg and base during research in 2019. He is very similar in stylistic terms to a statue of a Sixth Dynasty official named Tjeteti in Saqqara, and may originate from the same workshop.
Harvey, J. 2001. Wooden Statues of the Old Kingdom. A Typological Study. Leiden, Cat. Nos. A83–102. Peterson, B. 1985. Finds from the Theteti Tomb at Saqqara. Medelhavsmuseet Bulletin 20, 3–24.
- Last modified: 03 Aug 2021