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Limestone standing statue of [jTtkA] Itjetka; female figure standing with hands at sides and feet together, wearing shoulder length wig, broadcollar and bracelets, and sheath dress, skin painted yellow and toenails painted pink, inscribed on base; some paint remaining.


  • ID
  • Department
    Hearst Museum, Berkeley
  • Classification
  • Findspot
    Mastaba G 1214, in serdab
  • Material
    Limestone, paint
  • Dimensions
    40 cm (15 3/4 in)
  • Credit Line
    Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology, Hearst Egyptian Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology, University of California, Berkeley
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5
  • Date of Register Entry
  • Owner
    Itjetka (in G 1214)
  • Object owned by
    Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 1214

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Published Documents 1

Full Bibliography

  • Fazzini, Richard A. Images for Eternity: Egyptian Art from Berkeley and Brooklyn. Brooklyn: Brooklyn Museum, 1975, p.33, cat. 22.

    Lutz, Henry F. Egyptian Statues and Statuettes in the Museum of Anthropology of the University of California. University of California Publications. Egyptian Archaeology 5. Leipzig: J.C. Hinrichs, 1930, pp. 18-19, pls. 28b, 29a.

    Porter, Bertha, and Rosalind L.B. Moss. Topographical Bibliography of Ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphic Texts, Reliefs, and Paintings 3: Memphis (Abû Rawâsh to Dahshûr). Oxford: The Clarendon Press, 1931. 2nd edition. 3: Memphis, Part 1 (Abû Rawâsh to Abûsîr), revised and augmented by Jaromír Málek. Oxford: The Clarendon Press, 1974, p. 58.

    Thomas, Nancy, ed. The American Discovery of Ancient Egypt. Los Angeles: Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1995, p. 132, cat. 44.

People 1

Ancient People

  • Itjetka (in G 1214)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Probable wife of Katjesu (probable owner of G 1214). Limestone standing statue (Hearst 6-19772) inscribed for Itjetka; found in situ in G 1214 serdab.

Institutions 1