Sistrum Inscribed with the Names of King Teti

Period: Old Kingdom
Dynasty: Dynasty 6
Reign: reign of Teti
Date: ca. 2323–2291 B.C.
Geography: From Egypt, Memphite Region; Possibly from Memphis (Mit Rahina)
Medium: Travertine (Egyptian alabaster), pigment, resin
Dimensions: H. 26.5 cm (10 7/8 in.); W. 7 cm (2 3/4 in.); D. 2.7 cm (1 1/16 in.)
Credit Line: Purchase, Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1926
Accession Number: 26.7.1450

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