Lisht is the necropolis
of the ancient city of Itjtawy founded by kings of the 12th
dynasty. Pyramids in the necropolis are generally dilapidated.
The most important of them belong to Amenemhat I and Senwosret
Pyramid of Amenemhat
This pyramid was constructed of limestone and the inside is
not accessible. To the east is the pyramid's funerary temple
which in now in ruins. Nearby are the mastabas
of the related court officials.
Pyramid of Senwosret
The pyramid was built of a stone core and encased with limestone.
This one is also in ruins. Some 9 pyramids are built in the
funerary complex for the members of Senwosret family. Also
nearby are some mastabas of the officials related to the king.