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Fragment of limestone tablet from secondary false door of Tjentet, identified as "king's daughter"; Tjentet depicted wearing tripartite wig and long dress. // Frammento di tabella della falsa porta secondaria di Centet. La principessa porta una parrucca tripartita ed un collare, indossa una tunica a bretelle che lascia scoperto il seno. L'iscrizione ne riporta il titolo e il nome: "la figlia del re, Centet".


  • ID
  • Department
    Museo Egizio, Turin
  • Classification
    Architectural elements-Relief
  • Findspot
    Mastaba of Tjentet
  • Material
  • Dimensions
    24 x 62.6 x 12 cm
  • Credit Line
    Museo Egizio, Turin
  • Object Ownership Information
    In the collection of: Museo Egizio, Turin
  • Period
    Old Kingdom
  • Owner
    Tjentet (Tjentet)
  • Object owned by
    Museo Egizio, Turin

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • Tjentet

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Published Documents 1

Full Bibliography

  • Curto, Silvio. Gli Scavi Italiani a el-Ghiza (1903). Rome: Centro Per Le Antichitá E La Storia Dell'Arte del Vicino Oriente, 1993, p.61, fig. 17.

    Porter, B., Moss, R.L.B., Topographical Bibliography of Ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphic Texts, Reliefs and Paintings, Oxford, 1960, p. 139

People 1

Ancient People

  • Tjentet (Tjentet)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Owner of Tjentet (unnumbered mastaba excavated by Schiaparelli, probably part of mastaba S 984 excavated by Junker). False door (Turin S.1842) and fragment of false door tablet (Turin S.1862) inscribed for Tjentet; found in mastaba of Tjentet. Also appears on false door (Turin S.1840) inscribed for Wehemnefret (owner of Wehemnefret, unnumbered mastaba excavated by Schaiparelli, probably part of mastaba S 984 excavated by Junker), south outer jamb (third register, figure on left, name spelled Tjenteti); found in mastaba of Wehemnefret. Daughter (?) of Wenshet (owner of G 4840). Appears (without family relationship, if any, indicated) on false door (Hildesheim 2971) inscribed for Wenshet, north inner jamb (middle register, name spelled Tjenteti), identified as [rxt nswt] royal acquaintance; found in situ in G 4840 (north chapel). Family relationships between Tjentet, Wehemnefret, and Wenshet based on proximity of mastabas and titles.

Institutions 1