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Senwosret III's Mortuary Temple

Abydos - Capital Cities

Map of the Finds at Abydos

What: Mortuary temple of Pharaoh Senwosret III: Allowing his cult to continue to pray for him after his death. The Complex has a pathway leading from the Wah-Sut Settlement to the Temple’s Cult Entrance Gate

 

Hidden Tomb

Found at the base and leading into the cliffs and is surrounded by a T-shaped mud brick wall. Interior room was a Sarcophagus made of red granite. 

The Tomb was robbed of some building materials as well as their grave goods, the robbers were State sanctioned and occurred a matter of years after it’s use for the Pharaoh.