TT3 is the Theban tomb of Pashedu, ‘Servant in the Place of Truth’ (sḏm-ˁš m st mˁ3t), who served under the 19th Dynasty pharaohs, Seti I and Ramesses II. The title denotes someone who worked in the Theban Necropolis, the area in which ritual burials were located in the New Kingdom. Pashedu worked on and decorated royal tombs.
TT3 is a beautifully decorated tomb, indicating the high status of its owner. Pashedu also owned another tomb, TT326, reinforcing the indication of his wealth and high status.
Pashedu was the son of Menna and Huy, and was married to Nedjmet-behdet. His family are also buried in TT3.