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Buhen, some finds from the Middle Kingdom (about 2025-1700 BC)
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In the Middle Kingdom Lower Nubia was conquered by the Egyptians, who built a chain of fortresses along the Nile. Under Senusret I a huge fortress was built at Buhen; the building was restructured by Senusret III. Egyptian soldiers lived here. In the 13th Dynasty their families seem also to settle at Buhen. In the Second Intermediate Period the place was ruled by the kings of Kush, probably based at Kerma. Some small finds of Middle Kingdom date are in the Petrie Museum.

head, late Middle Kingdom another view
Fragments of mud gaming board.
rough figure of woman (?)
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stone tools from the Middle Kingdom level
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metal working
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seal impressions
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