sesostris i

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Sesostris I (sɛˈsɒstrɪs)
20th century bc, king of Egypt of the 12th dynasty. He conquered Nubia and brought ancient Egypt to the height of its prosperity. The funerary complex at Lisht was built during his reign

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sesostris i

king of Egypt (reigned 1908-1875 BC) who succeeded his father after a 10-year coregency and brought Egypt to a peak of prosperity.

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