Episode 42: Underworld

Senuseret III (Part I): The Secret Tombs Around 1880 BCE, one of Egypt’s most legendary kings takes the throne of the Two Lands:  Kha-kau-Re Senuseret III (“The Kas of Re Appear in Glory”). He initiates his 20+ year reign with an incredibly ambitious building program: two royal tombs are being built at once. At the same time,…

Episode 41: The Oasis

Senuseret II and the Faiyum Oasis. In c.1892 BCE a new king is on the throne. Kha-kheper-Re Senuseret II is a minor king who hasn’t left a particularly grand legacy. However, he is responsible for one incredibly interesting project… Direct Download (Save As mp3). The king himself (Source: TourEgypt.net). The pyramid of Senusret II, at Lahun. (DePual…