The Pyramid of Senwosret II at Il-Lahun

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Senwosret is Shinning
Senwosret Appears

The south face of the pyramid. Here you can the the mudbrick core of the pyramid, the casing stripped away in ancient times. Some of the core radiating limestone are visible. A sign visible in from of the pyramid gives some detail of the pyramid, in English and Arabic.

Viewed from the south.

Detail of sign.

Another view of the pyramid from the south.

A more detail view of the south face.



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

Il-Lahun index
Desert view
South face
Southeast corner
East face
Northwest corner
West face
Southwest face
Queen's pyramid
West perimeter wall