Gallery 108 - Lisht North, Pyramid and Temple of King Amenemhat I
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This gallery displays important finds from the Museum's excavation of the pyramid of Amenemhat I (ca. 1981–1952 B.C.), the first king of the glorious twelfth dynasty, a cultural high point in the history of ancient Egypt. It also features the portrait head of a sphinx depicting the pharaoh.