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Funerary Guardian Figure and Shrine. A Ritual Deposit. The priests and family who built a large metsaba tomb for the overseer Imhotep, east of the pyramid of King Senwosret 1 also deposited various religiously significant objects in the area. In 1914 Museum excavators discovered two wooden figures and a shrine in a small chamber.

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Funerary Guardian Figure and Shrine.  A Ritual Deposit.  The priests and family who built a large metsaba tomb for the overseer Imhotep, east of the pyramid of King Senwosret 1  also deposited various religiously significant objects in the area.  In 1914 Museum excavators discovered two wooden figures and a shrine in a small chamber.