Theshen was an official of the 5th Dynasty,
serving in the reign of Sahure'(2458-2446
B.C.). Theshen was a treasurer, who served the king as
counselor and companion as well. His tomb was prepared
for him when he was a small child, as a gift from his
father Zezemoonekh. Theshen cherished the tomb and added
adornments over his lifetime.