Sesostris II

Sesostris II

(sĭsŏs`trĭs), d. 1878 B.C., king of ancient Egypt, of the XII dynasty. He was the son of Amenemhet IIAmenemhet II
, d. 1903 B.C., king of ancient Egypt, of the XII dynasty; son and successor of Sesostris I. He was coregent with his father (1938–1935 B.C.), then sole ruler (1935–1906 B.C.), finally coregent with his son and successor, Sesostris II.
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, first his coregent (1900 B.C.), then his successor (1897–1878). His son Sesostris IIISesostris III
, d. 1840 B.C., king of ancient Egypt, of the XII dynasty. He succeeded (1878 B.C.) his father Sesostris II. He fixed the southern boundary of Egypt above the Second Cataract of the Nile not far from Wadi Halfa and curbed the power of the Egyptian nobles.
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 succeeded him. d. 1840 B.C., succeeded (1878 B.C.) his father Sesostris II. He fixed the southern boundary of Egypt above the Second Cataract of the NileNile,
longest river in the world, c.4,160 mi (6,695 km) long from its remotest headstream, the Luvironza River in Burundi, central Africa, to its delta on the Mediterranean Sea, NE Egypt. The Nile flows northward and drains c.
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 not far from Wadi Halfa and curbed the power of the Egyptian nobles.
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According to Herodotus, the ancestors of the Picts (in the north of the island) were a regiment of the African army of the Egyptian king, Sesostris II (1980-1935 BC), who had attempted to conquer West Asia.
Archaeologists gave journalists a rare tour of the ancient burial site Sunday, which is next to the nearly four millennia old pyramid of Pharaoh Sesostris II.
I prefer taking this piece and the scarab from Ruweise Tomb 73 naming Sesostris II at face value as an indication that these burials are of earlier Dynasty XII.