Plaque from a Foundation Deposit of Senwosret I

Travertine (egyptian alabaster) | 2.9in | c. 1961-1917 B.C.

Unknown Artist

Excavators from the Metropolitan Museum found intact three of the four foundation deposits under Senwosret I’s pyramid. They contained pottery and food offerings along with small rectangular tablets that commemorated the name of the king and his monu...
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