The Pyramid of Senwosret II at Il-Lahun

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Senwosret is Shinning
Senwosret Appears

There are eight mastabas cut into the yellow limestone rock on the north side of the pyramid, on the inner side of the perimeter wall. The were walled in with mudbrick..

A view looking east with the Queens pyramid in the background.

The Rock Cut Mastabas

Another view looking east into pit cut around the mastabas.

This view is looking west with Senwosret II's pyramid on the right.

This view is looking northwest with the Queens pyramid on the right.
This mastaba is next to the Queens pyramid. Looking south.
Detail view of a mastaba showing an entrance tunnel.
One can see that the mastabas are heavily eroded.

Overview of the eight mastabas looking east.



Height 48.6 m
Base 106 m
Volume 185,665 cu. m
Slope 43° 35'
Dynasty 12
Satellite Pyramids (0)
Queens Pyramids (1)
Ruled 20 years

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West perimeter wall