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Lisht: sculpture of Senesret I

Portrait sculpture of Senesret found in Lisht (Cairo Museum; AE 1914-1).

Senesret I, 2nd king of the 12th Dynasty, is represented in this carving with a false beard, a traditional symbol used in portraits of Middle Kingdom pharoahs.

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