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Egypt Picture - Statue of the Father of the Vizier Ankhu



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

Statue of the Father of the Vizier Ankhu

Photographer: Unknown

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