Statue of General Antef
JE 89858-91169 Cairo Antiquities Museum
Material: Painted Sandstone
Size: Height: 58 cm
Location: Assasif, Tomb of General Antef
Excavation: Excavations of the German Archaeological Institute of 1963-1964
Period: 11th Dynasty, Reign of Mentuhotep Nebhepetre (2061-2010 BC)
This is actually a fragmentary statue composed of two fragments, with other missing. The general was superintendent of the Royal Troops and was apparently very close to the king. He is portrayed seated with his hand on his knees.
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