Tomb of Sesostris II (1897–1878 BC) uncovered in Egypt

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Tomb of Sesostris (Senusret) II (1897–1878 BC) uncovered at Al-Lahun, Egypt. Sesostris II was likely the pharaoh whose dreams Joseph interpreted and who made Joseph a high official (Gen. 41). Although the announcement makes it sound like this is a new discovery, Flinders Petrie first excavated the tomb of Sesostris II in 1887–1888.

For photos of the pyramid of Sesostris II where the tomb chamber is located, see

See also, Bible and Spade, Winter 2005, pages 2–3 here:

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