Tjeby was an Egyptian man who lived approximately 4000 years ago. His mummy was discovered in 1923. The inscriptions on his coffin tell us that he was a government official. Owing to this, his tomb was not ornate.
In his coffin, Tjeby's head was turned to face the east. This may have had some religious significance.
StudiesEditIn 2013, a CT scan was conducted on Tjeby's mummy in an attempt to discover Tjeby's precise age, diet and cause of death.
Tjeby's teeth show a lot of wear. The cause of his death is unknown.