Ti, who was known as Tiy in some records, was an
official during the 5th Dynasty,
and served in the reign of Kakai (2446-2426 B.C.). Ti's
tomb has become one of the most famous sites in Egypt
because of its inscriptions and reliefs which are
elaborate depictions of daily life and mortuary legends.
the tomb, located in Saqqara, also contained a painted
statue of Ti, standin almost 6 1/2 feet high. Ti was
married to Princess Neferhetepes,
the daughter of Kakai. His sons inherited the royal rank.