|Here are a list of sources I found very valuable:
MIFAO 65.1 and 65.2: Le Tombeau de Ti by Henri Wild, Lucienne Epron, François Daumas, Georges Goyon
—These sources have hardly any analysis in them, but they have beautiful plates and awesomely detailed line drawings. If you would like to view the reliefs or inscriptions in the tomb on your own, these volumes are probably the go to sources.
Das Grab des Ti by Georg Steindorff—I imagine this would have been invaluable, but I couldn’t find it at the rock.
Les scènes de la vie privée dans les tombeaux égyptiens de l'ancien empire by Pierre Montet—I found this useful, but it is very old (1925), so that limits its utility a little bit.
While not an official site, the images and descriptions here were very well done. There isn’t a whole lot of analysis, but it does an excellent job talking about the physical layout of the tomb, and the location of the reliefs.
Short description: Ti was an important 5th Dynasty official who served under both Neferirkare and Niuserre. He had numerous different titles, but the most notable of these were likely overseer of all works of the king. He appears to have been in charge of building the pyramids of both Neferirkare and Niuserre and numerous other sun temples. The plethora of titles and massive size of his “L” shaped mastaba speak to his importance in 5th Dynasty administration. His mastaba measured 42 m x 34 m at its widest points. It is also fairly unique in that it has two serdab chambers. The tomb was located in the north mastaba fields at Saqqara.
The basic structure is as follows: a portico that leads onto a pillared hall. One serdab is on the north side of this hall, while a corridor leads southward into the chapel of the mastaba. This corridor is divided into two parts; a storeroom is located just west of the second part of the corridor. Two pillars are in the chapel, while the serdab is located on the north side.
The reliefs in this tomb are absolutely amazing, and (in my opinion) among the finest in the Old Kingdom. Scenes of animal husbandry, boatmaking, hunting, butchering, and the procession of the nomes, offering scenes, brewing, and harvest scenes (amongst many others) feature in this tomb.
One series of relief work that I found particularly interesting was the procession of the nomes offering scene—I wasn’t aware that this kind of scene was found in private tombs—not just an offering scene, but an actual procession of the domains of Egypt. The detail work on the baskets of the offering bearers is amazing, with small striations/ridges perhaps connoting wicker or reed work. Virtually every basket is individualized—could this reflect produce that was known particularly well from particular locations. This scene is found on the north wall of the chapel.
I also found the hippo-hunt scene particularly interesting. It is found just above the parade of the domains on the central part of the north wall, and is arguably the focal point of this wall of the chapel. In addition to being a motif that features in other Old and New Kingdom tombs (did it only develop in the 5th dynasty?), I’m fascinated by a lot of the details in this scene as well: just below the boat on the right, a crocodile and hippo attack one another. Ti directs the hunt, but does not participate directly in the trapping of the hippo. This scene would seem to have a kind of apotropaic value.
Superstructure of the Mastaba.
Plan of the Ti’s Mastaba
Reliefs from the Procession of the nomes scene on the north wall of the chapel.
Hunting scene on the north wall.
Larger version of the previous hunting scene. Note the detail of the reeds in the background, the texture of the water, and the care taken when drawing each individual type of animal.