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senusret grid
This life-size statue of Senwosret III is one of three very similar statues excavated from the site of the funerary temple of King Nebhhepetre Mentuhotep II

Statues of Senusret III









plate grid
This dish dates to the time of the Sasanian empire, and is typical of the high quality silverware that the Sasanians produced.

Silver dish