Statue of the Father of the Vizier Ankhu
CG 42034 Cairo Antiquities Museum
Material: Grey Granite
Size: Height 115 cm
Location: Karnak, Temple of Amun-Re, Courtyard of the Cachette
Excavation: G. Legrain's Excavations of 1904
Period: End of 12th or Early 13th Dynast (18th Century BC)
This statue is composed in the classic Middle Kingdom tradition, with the stately figure sitting on a chair with a low back and resting his feet on a projected base. He has both hands placed on the knees, the left flat and palm down, while the right is closed and placed horizontally, holding a piece of cloth. Note that the wig has no parting
Note: If you have a picture you would like featured, please email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Who are we?
Tour Egypt aims to offer the ultimate Egyptian adventure and intimate knowledge about the country. We offer this unique experience in two ways, the first one is by organizing a tour and coming to Egypt for a visit, whether alone or in a group, and living it firsthand. The second way to experience Egypt is from the comfort of your own home: online.