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White Chapel
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White Chapel

Senusret I (1971-1926 BCE, Middle Kingdom of Egypt) is responsible for the White Chapel, a structure significant to archaeologists and scholars for listing all the nomes of the time on it. The White Chapel was destroyed and recycled for use...
Egyptian Governor Hori
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Egyptian Governor Hori

Seated figure of the Egyptian governor Hori with an inscription of a prayer to the god Ptah-Soker-Osiris. Basalt. Middle Kingdom, 13th Dynasty, 1750-1700 BCE. From Egypt, precise provenance unknown. It is on display at the Neues Museum...
Statue of Egyptian Family
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Statue of Egyptian Family

A seated man is flanked by his son and daughter. Granite. From Western Thebes, Egypt. Middle Kingdom, 13th Dynasty, c. 1900 BCE. It is on display at the Neues Museum, Berlin, Germany.
Block Statue of  Nemti-hotep
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Block Statue of Nemti-hotep

Seated figure of the Egyptian steward Nemti-hotep. Quartzite. From Asyut, Egypt. Middle Kingdom, 12th Dynasty, reign of Senusret III, 1872-1853 BCE. It is on display at the Neues Museum, Berlin, Germany.
Egyptian Scarab Amulets
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Egyptian Scarab Amulets

Egyptian scarab amulets from the Middle Kingdom and Second Intermediate Period, 2040-1550 BCE. (Capitoline Museums, Rome).
Statue of Sesheshen-sa-Hathor
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Statue of Sesheshen-sa-Hathor

Granodiorite seated statue of the famous Egyptian physician Sesheshen-sa-Hathor. From Ezbet Rushdi, modern-day Egypt. Middle Kingdom, 12 Dynasty, circa 1800 BCE. (State Museum of Egyptian Art, Munich, Germany).
Pharaoh Senusret III
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Pharaoh Senusret III

Quartzite head of the Egyptian pharaoh Senusret III (aka Sesostris III) with aged features. Middle Kingdom, 12th Dynasty, 1850 BCE. (State Museum of Egyptian Art, Munich, Germany).
Pharaoh Senusret I
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Pharaoh Senusret I

Limestone fragment of an inscription which mentions the name of the Egyptian pharaoh Senusret I (aka Sesostris I). From Saqqara (Sakkara), modern-day Egypt. Middle Kingdom, 12th Dynasty, circa 1950 BCE. (State Museum of Egyptian Art, Munich...
Falcon God from Ancient Egypt
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Falcon God from Ancient Egypt

Limestone head of a falcon god with human ears. The rest of the body is lost. Frpm modern-day Egypt. Middle Kingdom, 12th Dynasty, circa 1800 BCE. (State Museum of Egyptian Art, Munich, Germany).
God Sopdu
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God Sopdu

Quartzite head of god Sopdu (Sopedu or Septu). From modern-day Egypt. Middle Kingdom, 12th Dynasty, circa 1950-1900 BCE. (State Museum of Egyptian Art, Munich, Germany).