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Limestone statue of Teti, seated; inscribed [rx nswt sHD qdw] "royal acquaintance, insepctor of builders."


  • ID
  • Department
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Classification
  • Findspot
    G 1040+1041, serdab
  • Material
  • Dimensions
    35 cm
  • Credit Line
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Cairo Special Register number
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Late Dynasty 5 - Dynasty 6
  • Excavator
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Object owned by
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Owner
    Teti (G 1040+1041)
  • Notes
    From excavations of George Reisner, 1904-1905
  • Remarks
    RELATED CONSTITUENT(S): George Andrew Reisner; Teti (G 1040+1041); RELATED SITE(S): G 1040+1041; RELATED MEDIA: EMC_JE_VII_SP111LR; MFAB_B11664_OS; MFAB_B11665_OS; MFAB_B11666_OS; MFAB_B11667_OS; MFAB_B11668_OS; MFAB_B11669_OS; MFAB_B11670_OS; MFAB_B11671_OS; MFAB_B11672_OS; MFAB_B11673_OS; MFAB_B13042-01_OS; MFAB_B13043-01_OS; MFAB_B13044-01_OS; MFAB_B13045-01_OS; MFAB_C12765_NS; MFAB_C13308-01_OS; MFAB_C13309-01_OS; MFAB_C13310-01_OS; MFAB_C13311-01_OS; MFAB_C13312-01_OS; MFAB_C13313-01_OS; MFAB_C13314-01_OS; MFAB_B10744_OS; MFAB_B10745_OS; MFAB_C10379_OS; MFAB_C10380_OS; MFAB_C10381_OS; MFAB_C10382_OS; MFAB_C10383_OS; MFAB_C12764_NS

Tombs and Monuments 1

People 2

Ancient People

  • Teti (G 1040+1041)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Limestone seated statue (Cairo JE 37720) inscribed for Teti, identified as [rx nswt sHD qdw] royal acquaintance, insepctor of builders; found in situ in G 1040+1041 serdab.

Modern People

  • George Andrew Reisner

    • Type Excavator
    • Nationality & Dates American, 1867–1942
    • Remarks Egyptologist, archaeologist; Referred to as "the doctor" and "mudir" (Arabic for "director") in the excavation records. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.

Institutions 1