From Egypt, Memphite Region, Saqqara, Tomb of Metjetji
Limestone, paint traces
h. 109 cm (42 15/16 in); w. 66.5 cm (26 3/16 in)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Klejman, 1964
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 103
Metjetji had himself depicted no fewer than eight times on his false door. In the offering scene just above the door recess, he sits in front of an offering table with a large stock of unguent jars arranged for his use in sunken panels on either side.
Donated by Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Klejman, New York, 1964.