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Pictures of pyramids and scenery related to them outwith the main sites of Giza and Saqqara such as Abusir, Dashur, El Lisht, Meydum and Hawara
Amenemhet Pyramid Lisht eg00913jhp 
 Egypt Lisht pyramid Amenemhet 1 Fayoum enclosure wall royal tomb shaft is one of the later built lower grade constructions from c1970BC situated 2km from his sons’, Senwosret 1, a uninspiring mound. Amenemhet’s construction was found to contain fragments and blocks from Saqqara and Giza pyramids and complexes thought to have been incorporated for spiritual reasons rather than stealing them. Situated near a canal, an offshoot of the Nile it is possible that construction material was transported by water. Little is left of his mortuary temple and the valley temple accessed by a causeway is under ground water level. Mastaba’s and 22 tomb shafts for the royal harem were found on the west side. 
 Keywords: Egyptian, Egyptology, Saqqara, Fayoum, el-Lisht, Lisht, pyramids, pyramid, collapsed, archaeology, ancient, history, pharaoh, Middle, Kingdom, c1970BC, royal, tombs, death, burial, afterlife, Beir el-Libeini, Libayni, canal, harbour, al-Mataniyyah, temenos, wall, necropolis, women, tomb, shaft, Middle, Kingdom, Amenemhet 1, Amenemhat, Ammenemes, Senwosret 1, Saqqarah, granite, mortuary, temple, ceiling, stars, desert, escarpment, barren, entrance, ground, level, ground, water, blocked, enclosure, wall, mastabas, June, 2000, 35mm, Nikon, FM2, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, slide, film, scanned, format, upright
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Photographer: Jim Henderson
Collection: Outlying Pyramids
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Amenemhet Pyramid Lisht eg00913jhp
Upload Date: Friday, September 14, 2018
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Egypt Lisht pyramid Amenemhet 1 Fayoum enclosure wall royal tomb

shaft is one of the later built lower grade constructions from c1970BC situated 2km from his sons’, Senwosret 1, a uninspiring mound. Amenemhet’s construction was found to contain fragments and blocks from Saqqara and Giza pyramids and complexes thought to have been incorporated for spiritual reasons rather than stealing them. Situated near a canal, an offshoot of the Nile it is possible that construction material was transported by water. Little is left of his mortuary temple and the valley temple accessed by a causeway is under ground water level. Mastaba’s and 22 tomb shafts for the royal harem were found on the west side.
Keywords: Egyptian, Egyptology, Saqqara, Fayoum, el-Lisht, Lisht, pyramids, pyramid, collapsed, archaeology, ancient, history, pharaoh, Middle, Kingdom, c1970BC, royal, tombs, death, burial, afterlife, Beir el-Libeini, Libayni, canal, harbour, al-Mataniyyah, temenos, wall, necropolis, women, tomb, shaft, Middle, Kingdom, Amenemhet 1, Amenemhat, Ammenemes, Senwosret 1, Saqqarah, granite, mortuary, temple, ceiling, stars, desert, escarpment, barren, entrance, ground, level, ground, water, blocked, enclosure, wall, mastabas, June, 2000, 35mm, Nikon, FM2, Fuji, RVP, Velvia, slide, film, scanned, format, upright
 


 

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